Congratulations to the 2019-20 Standing Ovation Award Winners

Jun 17, 2020

In 2018, Frisco ISD introduced the monthly Standing Ovation Award. The District-wide award recognizes non-teaching staff members across the District who serve the mission of knowing every student by name and need while going above and beyond the call of duty.

Over the 2019-20 school year, 18 staff members were recognized as Standing Ovation Award Winners after being nominated by their peers. From bus drivers to digital learning coaches and custodial workers to special education paraprofessionals, it is clear that within the walls of every Frisco ISD building there are people who are willing to do whatever it takes for students.

“Recognizing employees for their efforts is extremely important to me and in a time when we continue to grow, it’s time to celebrate these people Districtwide,” said Superintendent of Schools Dr. Mike Waldrip said. 

All of the winners were celebrated at Board meetings and presented with a commemorative certificate and trophy. Congratulations to all of the 2019-20 award winners!

  • Joe Archer, Transportation

  • Brent Benningfield, Heritage High School

  • Matt Bowlby, Spears Elementary School

  • Cindy Bradford, Borchardt Elementary School

  • Joan Bugh, Independence High School

  • Chris Cansler, Fine Arts

  • Barbara Colbert, Child Nutrition

  • Bret Dudley, Roach Middle School

  • Amena Elkadri, Fisher Elementary School

  • Veronica Garcia, Pearson Middle School

  • Otis Jones, Heritage High School

  • Jason Kepler, Pearson Middle School

  • Boogie Lammes, Fowler Middle School

  • Penney Matos, Centennial High School

  • Lori Mital, Boals Elementary School

  • Maria Olmos, Pioneer Heritage Middle School

  • Janelle Reyes, Staley Middle School

  • Lori Wassam, Central Administration

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