At today's Closing Convocation, The Episcopal School of Dallas honored 47 faculty and staff members who collectively have contributed 649 years of service to the school. Six additional faculty and staff were recognized for their retirement and significant contributions to education.
In his homily, Hobson Family Head of School Dave Baad summed up the work of all employees this year by saying, "I find beauty in everything you do at this school."
Today's recipients include:
Serving ESD for 35 years: Claire Mrozek
Serving ESD for 30 years: Kristi Cardwell
Serving ESD for 25 years: Scott Goetsch, Zora Skelton, and David Tollison
Serving ESD for 20 years: Corey Henderson, Darla Hodge, Jill Remaud, Tolly Salz, and Jesus Soto
Serving ESD for 15 years: Max Auge, Mike Beidel, Sandy Hernandez, Antonia Moran, Geraldine Owens, Michael Principe, and Marc Salz
Serving ESD for 10 years: Joumana Arraj, Francy Fulbright, Dana Hicks, Josephine Mucciolo, Cassie Nutter, Victor Okwufulueze, James Roney, Megan Schroeder ‘09, and Barrett Van Zandt
Serving ESD for 5 years: Dave Baad, Natalie Boyce, Kwinten Brown, Matthew Christopher, Evan Hadrick, Sarah Havins, Joe Hernandez, Wendy Howe, Todd Kessler, Ashley Little, Anjelica Mathis, Philip McCarthy, Katie Moore, Angie O'Brien, Adina Richman, Laura Ripley, Amanda Sherman, Jay Sothoron, Merredith Stuelpe, Laura Waggoner '88, and Crystal Wiley
Retired Chief Academic Officer and Assistant Head of School Rebecca Royall joined Dave Baad to honor six retirees:
- Jeffrey Laba, Assistant Head of Upper School and science teacher, 34 years of service to ESD
- Ellen Neill, fifth-grade science teacher, 24 years of service to ESD
- Carla Thomas, lower school nurse, 21 years of service to ESD
- Barbara Brault, 3D art teacher, 18 years of service to ESD
- Cathy Civello, English teacher, nine years of service to ESD
- Blake Bono, plumber, three years of service to ESD
Thankful for you, Eagles!