Do you know someone who has had a positive impact on Pennridge students over a long period of time? Someone whose hard work and dedication is worthy of public recognition?
If so, please consider submitting a nomination for a 2017 “Friend of Education” presented by the Pennridge Community Education Foundation. Nominations are due by Friday, January 27.
It could be a teacher or administrator. A staff member or parent. A volunteer, school director, custodian, or bus driver...anyone (individual or organization) who has made indelible contributions to our school community.
Previous winners have included:
- Penn Central MS Principal Dr. Thomas Rutter;
- Deibler Elementary School Principal Deb Brady;
- Longtime coach and athletics director Wayne Helman;
- Teachers Randy Swope, Patty Yost, Cathy Moyer and Charles Lainhart;
- School secretary Suzie Wolfinger;
- School director Dr. Peter Yarnell;
- Superintendent Dr. Robert Kish;
- Parent volunteer Jackie Firuta;
- Acting coaches Tad and Samantha Brannon; and
- The Pennridge-Perkasie Rotary Club.
Winners will be recognized at the Seventh Annual "A Lovely Evening" on Tuesday, April 25 at the Sellersville Theater.
To date, PCEF has contributed more than $20,000 in Innovative Learning Grants, scholarships, sponsorships, and educational opportunities to students and teachers in the Pennridge School District.