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School District 308 November/December 2022 PRIDE Winners

Media Alert
For immediate release

Contact: Theresa Komitas
Phone: (630) 608-5031


Oswego, Ill. (December 7, 2022)  - The Oswego Community Unit School District 308 Board of Education recognized the November/December 2022 winners of the PRIDE (Proudly Recognizing Individuals Demonstrating Excellence) Recognition Program at their meeting held on Monday, December 5. Prior to their recognition at the Board meeting, Dr. Sparlin went to each building and visited the winners to announce and celebrate their recognition. The Board of Education implemented this program in the fall of 2015 to recognize, promote and celebrate the many contributions made by teachers and employees across the district.  


“The individuals honored and recognized as PRIDE winners not only go above and beyond for our students and schools but they also reflect the true meaning of service,”  said Dr. John Sparlin, superintendent of schools.  “The board and I are honored to recognize our teachers and our employees through this program for all they do on a daily basis for the success of our students.” 


Congratulations to the following Teachers of the Month (November/December), sponsored by Allied First Bank:  

  • Stephanie Allen, Interventionist, Oswego East High School

  • Beth Prigodich (not pictured), English Teacher, Oswego High School

  • Katelyn Willmann, Interventionist, Grande Park Elementary, and

  • Julie Wulff, Speech and Language Pathologist, Wolf’s Crossing.




Congratulations to the following Employees of the Month (November/December), co-sponsored by Chick-fil-A and Huntington Learning Center:  

  • Kelley Budd, Principal, Lakewood Creek Elementary, and

  • Nicole Weaver, School Psychologist, Fox Chase Elementary.


November/December PRIDE Employees of the Month


We thank our generous District PRIDE Partners who have donated prizes to our winners and have helped make this program a success: Allied First Bank, Chick-fil-A, Huntington Learning Center and Culvers. We would also like to thank all those who nominated individuals for consideration as November/December PRIDE winners.

To learn more about the PRIDE program or to nominate an individual, please visit: