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Spartan Pride Award

Jan. 2022

Congratulations to Judy Steinbrink who teaches K-12 Music, for being named the Spartan Pride Award winner for January. The award recognizes a USD 216 employee who has gone above and beyond to make sure USD 216 is an excellent place for our students to learn and grow. The Spartan Pride Award is intended to recognize and honor employees who positively impact our students. These employees are shining examples we should celebrate and encourage our students to model. 

We also would like to congratulate the following USD 216 staff members who were nominated: Katie Hahn, Daniel Reyes, and Denna Haney. 


 

Mr. Eslinger presenting Mrs. Steinbrink with the Spartan Pride award, in the high school library

We would like to say thank you to Cottonwood Coffeehouse in Lakin for being the Official Spartan Pride Award Sponsor and providing $20 Gift Cards to the winners.

 

Dec. 2021

Congratulations to Wendy Byrne who teaches 6th Grade and Kylie Boyd who is our 7-12th Grade ELA teacher, for being named the Spartan Pride Award winners for December. The award recognizes a USD 216 employee who has gone above and beyond to make sure USD 216 is an excellent place for our students to learn and grow. The Spartan Pride Award is intended to recognize and honor employees who positively impact our students. These employees are shining examples we should celebrate and encourage our students to model. 

We also would like to congratulate the following USD 216 staff members who were nominated: Katie Hahn, Amy Browning, Judy Steinbrink, Kaylee Kelley, Ana Rojas, and Tanya Carter 

Mr. Eslinger presenting Mrs. Boyd with the Spartan Pride award, in the high school library

Mr. Eslinger presenting Mrs. Bryne with the Spartan Pride award, in the high school library

We would like to say thank you to Cottonwood Coffeehouse in Lakin for being the Official Spartan Pride Award Sponsor and providing $20 Gift Cards to the winners.

Nov. 2021

Spartan Pride Award Congratulations to Lauren Hastings who is the 7-12th Grade Ag Instructor and FFA Sponsor, for being named the Spartan Pride Award winner for November. The award recognizes a USD 216 employee who has gone above and beyond to make sure USD 216 is an excellent place for our students to learn and grow. The Spartan Pride Award is intended to recognize and honor employees who positively impact our students. These employees are shining examples we should celebrate and encourage our students to model.

We also would like to congratulate the following USD 216 staff members who were nominated: Katie Hahn, Jessica Miller, Ana Rojas, Sonia Infante, and Viviana Martinez.

Mr. Eslinger presenting Mrs. Hastings with the Spartan Pride award, in the high school library

We would like to say thank you to Cottonwood Coffeehouse in Lakin for being the Official Spartan Pride Award Sponsor and providing $20 Gift Cards to the winners.

Oct. 2021

 

Congratulations to Sherry Grimm, PreK-12 Library Media Aide, and Amy Long, 2nd Grade Teacher, for being named the Spartan Pride Award winner for October. The award recognizes a USD 216 employee who has gone above and beyond to make sure USD 216 is an excellent place for our students to learn and grow. The Spartan Pride Award is intended to recognize and honor employees who positively impact our students. These employees are shining examples we should celebrate and encourage our students to model. 

We also would like to congratulate the following USD 216 staff members who were nominated: Wendy Byrne, Judy Steinbrink, Sheryl Smith, and Yi Su. 

Mr. Eslinger presenting Mrs. Grimm with the Spartan Pride award, in the high school library

Mr. Eslinger presenting Mrs. Long with the Spartan Pride award, in the high school library

We would like to say thank you to Cottonwood Coffeehouse in Lakin for being the Official Spartan Pride Award Sponsor and providing $20 Gift Cards to the winners.

Sept. 2021

 

Spartan Pride Award 

Congratulations to Carmen Llamas, Elementary Custodian, and Matthew Nonhof, Director of Technology for being named the Spartan Pride Award winner for September. The award is to recognize a USD 216 employee who has gone above and beyond to make sure USD 216 is an 

excellent place for our students to learn and grow. The Spartan Pride Award is intended to recognize and honor employees who positively impact our students. These employees are shining examples we should celebrate and encourage our students to model. 

We also would like to congratulate the following USD 216 staff members who were nominated: Jessica Miller and Judy Steinbrink. 

 

Mr. Eslinger presenting Carmen Llamas with the Spartan Pride award, in the high school libraryMr. Eslinger presenting Matthew Nonhof with the Spartan Pride award, in the high school library

USD 216 provided $25 Amazon Gift Cards for the two winners.