Kimberly Strausser, Hudson City, school psychologist

Kim Strausser is an extremely talented school psychologist serving students at East Woods Elementary and Hudson High School. Kim works diligently to help students succeed socially, emotionally and academically. Kim is a leader in promoting mental wellness across the building and is a major contributor to initiatives that lead to a positive building climate. Kim devotes significant time in and outside the workday to ensure that students have the resources they need to succeed.

Beth Trivelli, Hudson City, Evamere Elementary principal

Beth Trivelli is a true servant leader in her role as elementary principal. Beth collaborates and leads with heart and with a vision that all stakeholders are vital to the learning process. She inspires students, her staff, the community, and her colleagues through her everyday actions of compassion and dedication.

Monty Sundheimer, Green Local, custodian

Without question, Monty is one of the most pleasant, upbeat, hard working, unsung heroes of our district. Monty approaches every task with a sense of pride and relishes in our district being the cleanest while volunteering for a number of different programs.

Dawn Stitt, Green Local, assistant principal of Green Middle School

While being relatively new (three years) to our administration team, Dawn has seen a number of different changes in her role, moving to the Middle School this year from the Intermediate. She has flourished in this role, and her easy smile and approachable personality has made her invaluable to our district.

Dean Clark, Norton City, head custodian of Norton Elementary School

Dean Clark keeps our learning environment clean and ready to be used daily. He is very responsive to restoring our working environments when spills/accidents/illness occur and he is super kind to all students and staff.

Angie Wagler, Norton City, director of technology

Angie Wagler is one of the most dedicated, hard working staff members in the district. With the ever-changing and demanding world of technology, Angie strives to ensure all staff and students are prepared for teaching and learning each and every day.

Mary Sayers, Springfield Local, secretary

Mary Sayers is a wonderful constant in the office. She is ready to help students, parents and staff alike. We'd be lost without her!

Shaun Morgan, Springfield Local, head building principal 7-12

Shaun Morgan is a true leader and he leads by example for both staff and students. He can be found in the halls greeting each person by name, making them feel special. We are truly blessed to have him in Springfield.

Sara Flanagan, Manchester Local, middle school guidance counselor

Sara is a middle school guidance counselor in a building that does not have an assistant principal, so she has many responsibilities for children and their well-being. There is never a day that goes by that Sara does not see students in her office, classrooms or hallways with a smile, and they know she is a person when having difficulty to go and see for help.

Lori Leonardi, Tallmadge City, administrative assistant to the superintendent

Lori Leonardi's job description consists of being the first person anyone sees when coming to the administrative offices or hears when they call, as the administrative assistant for the superintendent, is the go-to person for others in the office while completing a slew of other responsibilities to help keep the district running smoothly. Lori does her job efficiently and with an attitude that is very welcoming and reassuring for anyone with whom she comes into contact.

Roy Zeman, Tallmadge City, director of Student Services

Roy Zeman is the person parents, teachers or administrators go to when questions come up about what a student may need to be successful in school. At times the conversation may be hard, but Roy is very knowledgeable, compassionate and extremely caring, and anyone he is talking with is the most important item on his agenda at that time.

Gary Van Meter and David Boley, Twinsburg City, Twinsburg High School custodians

It is impossible to nominate one without the other as they are the “Dream Team” at Twinsburg High School. They are here at the crack of dawn (literally) and often stay well past sundown to ensure that the building is safe, secure, and ready for students and faculty alike. Their office is equipped with a Job Board that guarantees the many tasks listed in FMX are prioritized and on track for completion. They respond to any and all requests with professionalism and competence. Their willingness to go above and beyond is a model for the other custodians and janitors in the building, resulting in a beautiful and clean school!