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Parkway honors extraordinary service with annual 'Pillar Awards'

Parkway announced eight recipients of the 2010 “Pillar of Parkway” Award.  The prestigious “Pillar Award” is presented to individuals who have provided extraordinary service to the Parkway community, demonstrated consistent leadership, inspired others, and go beyond what is expected. 
Raoul Campa, 5th grade teacher, Oak Brook Elementary
Ann Hansen, 3rd grade teacher, Barretts Elementary
Lisa Harnacker, manager of Health Services
Nan Johnson, parent/volunteer, West area
Cindy Knight, teacher's assistant, McKelvey Elementary
Dr. Jenny Marquart, principal, North High
Peggy O'Malley-Dean, GOLD Star Partnership Program coordinator, Special School District
Mary Thompkins, parent/volunteer, West High  
The Pillars will be recognized on Monday, April 26, at Parkway's Appreciation Evening, along with Parkway’s Teachers of the Year and other district honorees.
The Pillar Selection Committee members, all previous Pillar winners, are: co-chairs Jenny Hosch, volunteer; and Bruce Hunter, principal of Shenandoah Valley Elementary; Pam Dudley, Southwest Middle teacher; Kristi Garcia, volunteer; Sue Hockensmith, volunteer; Doug Hoover, Central High band director; Carole Lander, counselor at Claymont; Bart Prosser, North High teacher; Tracey Ratchford, teaching assistant at Craig Elementary and Sharon Stover, human resources.