Support employee of the year finalists named in Pinellas
Nine employees have been named finalists for this year's Support Employee of the Year in Pinellas County Schools. They were selected from 79 nominees.
Finalists were chosen in three categories, including "direct involvement with students," "indirect involvement with students," and "limited involvement with students." There were three finalists in each category. After another round of judging, a winner will be selected for each category. There also will be an overall winner.
The winners will be named on Jan. 17 at the Feather Sound Country Club. The overall winner will represent Pinellas County Schools at the state Department of Education School-Related Employee of the year program.
The finalists include:
Kerry Afflitto, Bayside High School, Clerk II
Mary MacEwen, 74th Street Elementary, Teacher Assistant
Renee St. Onge, Brooker Creek Elementary, ESE Associate
Cathlene Burcham, Career Academies of Seminole, Data Management Technician
Sandra Frazier, Paul B. Stephens Exceptional Education Center, Cafeteria Manager
Reginald Rhett, Morgan Fitzgerald Middle, Clerk I
Karen Barnett, Dunedin Elementary, Family and Community Liaison
Donna Crosby, PreK-12 Performing Arts, Secretary II
Carol Syvrud, Forest Lakes Elementary, Transcriber Assistant Visually Impaired