Parkway e-News Story

Pillars of Parkway

Congratulations to the 12 parent volunteers and staff members who have been selected as 2014 Pillars of Parkway! This prestigious award is presented to individuals who have provided extraordinary service to the Parkway community and go beyond what is expected. Congratulations to the following honorees:

Barbara Goldman, Counselor
Henry Elementary


Barbara Vendt, School Nurse
Fern Ridge High

Geraldine Lee, Dietary Aide
Fern Ridge High

Chris Deschamp, Volunteer

Volunteer at Hanna Woods; Retired Physical Education teacher; taught at Barretts, River Bend, Shenandoah Valley, Mason Ridge, Claymont, Wren Hollow and Sorrento Springs

Craig Fenner, Principal
South Middle

Jackie Gross, Strings/Orchestra Teacher
Green Trails, Bellerive

Jason Townsend, Math Teacher

West High





Jeanne Sander, Parent volunteer
McKelvey, Northeast Middle, North High





Melissa Moulton, Parent Volunteer
McKelvey, Northeast Middle, North High





Michael J. Baugus, Principal
Central Middle





Scott Bennett, Manager of Planning and Engineering





Will Rosa, Director of Transportation




The Pillars of Parkway will be honored at Appreciation Evening on April 28, along with retirees, service award honorees, Teachers of the Year and Albert award winners.

What is the Pillar of Parkway award?
Each year, individuals who have made a long-term commitment and provided outstanding leadership and service to Parkway, can be nominated to be honored as one of approximately 10 -12 winners selected by a committee of former Pillars of Parkway.