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Support Staff of the Year Nominees Announced

BUS DRIVER Charmaine Barr (second from left) is alerted to her nomination as one of Falls Church City Public Schools’ Support Staff of the Year award. (Photo: FCCPS Photo)

Falls Church City Public Schools (FCCPS) recognized eight nominees for the Support Staff Employee of the Year Award. Colleagues, parents and community members nominated these outstanding employees in appreciation of the exceptional service to the school community. The nominees were surprised by the FCCPS Prize Patrol in their schools and offices.

The nominees are: Charmaine Barr — Bus Driver, FCCPS Transportation Department; Sue Beltson — School Health Aide, Thomas Jefferson Elementary School; Devita Godette-Eason — Benefits Specialist, Human Resources; Cecilia Guerra — Assistant to the Director of Special Education & Student Services; Evelyne Horovitz — Paraprofessional, Thomas Jefferson Elementary School; Alane O’Neill — Technology Paraprofessional, Thomas Jefferson Elementary School; Nora Pishner — Paraprofessional, Mt. Daniel Elementary School and Alejandrina Sanchez-Martinez — Custodian, George Mason High School

Next up, a panel of judges will select and announce the winner in late April. Recognition of all nominees will be at the FCCPS Celebration of Excellence sometime in May. FCCPS students, staff and administration congratulate their deserving nominations.