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School District 308 PRIDE Winners for February

 SD308 Community Unit School District

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School District 308 PRIDE Winners for February


Oswego, Ill. (February 11, 2020)  Oswego Community Unit School District 308 announced the 2019-2020 February winners of the PRIDE (Proudly Recognizing Individuals Demonstrating Excellence) Recognition Program at its Monday, February 10, 2020 Board of Education meeting.


“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 our PRIDE program for all they do on a daily basis for the success of our students.”


This year, the PRIDE program is recognizing teachers and employees from all schools and departments across the district for their great work! The winners for the month of February 2020 are:

Allied First Bank - Teachers of the Month:

From Churchill Elementary School: 

  • Angie Adams, a Speech and Language Pathologist; and
  • Christine Gamlin, a 4th grade teacher;


From Southbury Elementary School:

  • Stephanie Townsend; a Literary Specialist and
  • Elizabeth Lorch-Dunne, a STARS teacher; and


From Plank Junior High School:

  • Erica Lorenz, a 6th grade science teacher; and
  • Carrie Quinn, a 6th grade Special Education Lead Teacher.

 PRIDE Teacher winners for February 2020


Huntington Learning Center - Employees of the Month:

From Churchill Elementary:

  • Larry Piatek, Principal;


From Southbury Elementary School:

  • Rob Manna, building engineer; and


From Plank Junior High School:

  • Camille Simmons, Secretary.

    PRIDE Employee Winners for February 2020


The winners each received recognition and prizes from various District Partner sponsors: Allied First Bank, Huntington Learning Center, Chick-fil-A, Carson Chiropractic & Massage Therapy, Costco, and Raging Waves.


To see slide show of the PRIDE Recognition Program February winners of the month click here.


Once again, we congratulate our PRIDE Recognition Program winners.