Oct. 30, 2012
BKW’s Board of Education held its annual recognition awards ceremony on Monday, Oct. 22, 2012.
These awards are chosen by the Board out of nominations that are sent in throughout the year by members of the community, BKW staff, students and parents. The Board of Education Recognition Award is the highest honor the district gives and honors the individuals who have given outstanding service, or who have brought outstanding recognition to the Berne-Knox-Westerlo Central School District.
This year’s honorees included:
Robert Bentley Jr., Heidi Bryne, Dave Clark, Aaron Collins, Colleen DeMuth, Alyssa Gaige, Peg Hoagland, Aaron Gabriel, Clark "Skip" Hults, Jack McEneny, Donna McGovern, Ruth Norray, Michelle Pahl, Annielaura Shafer, Peter Shunney, Derek Struck, Courtney Tedeschi, Mark Tidd, Marlene Tiffany and Michelle VonHaugg.
Forms for nominations [PDF] are available year-round on the school website.
The following individuals were also honored for high levels of service to the district and outstanding academic achievement in the 2011-12 school year:
20 Year Service Awards
The following staff members were honored for giving 20 years of service to BKW schools:
10 Year Service Awards
The following staff members were honored for giving 10 years of service to BKW schools:
Charise Crounse, John Dittmar, Charlie Miller, Carol Rapp, Peter Shunney, Colleen Skiff, Ruth Tubbs, Jeff Vogel, Linda Walbridge
Academic Achievement -- Middle School
The following middle school students were honored for achieving a 95 percent average or better for the 2011-12 school year:
Grade 6: Earl Barcomb, Reyer Fenoff, Marcy Forti, Kira Gardiner, Larua Grippin, Mackenzie Hall, Morgan Heath, Madeline King, Breanna Larghe, Morgan Latham, Patrick Meehan, Dillon Miller, Marianna Nagengast, Matthew Payne, Axton Pulliam, Slade Pulliam, Ariel Rourke, Cailyn Toomey, Taylor Vincent
Grade 7: Mackenzie Dorward, Michelle Ferraino, Liam Hanley, John McGiven, Zachary Wright
Grade 8: Alexandra Fenoff, Amanda Meehan, Jeremy Sawyer, Annielaura Shafer, Savannah Wagoner, Kathryn Wray
Academic Achievement -- High School
The following high school students were honored for achieving a 93 percent average or better for the 2011-12 school year:
Grade 9: Lukus Becker, Ethan Boardman, Andrew Bub, Aaron Collins, Thomas Fisher, Samantha Flavell, Greg Gustafson, Jessica Rue, Anna White
Grade 10: Travis Fairlee, Samuel Gerardi, Rhianon Sherry
Grade 11: Sarah Abbott Eric Collins, Angela Cunningham, Machaela Fisher, Adam Forti, Faith Gaddis, Robert Ingleston, Makayla McCormick, Jessica Sawyer, Katelyn Slaver, Joshua VonHaugg, Lillian White
Congratulations to all awardees, and thank you for your contributions to the BKW Central School District!