Crystal Apple awards for Oregon teachers in Umatilla and Morrow counties have been announced.
Awards went to:
Hermiston School District: Sharon Dunlop, literacy teacher at Sandstone Middle School; Kathy Houk, a physical education teacher at Desert View Elementary; Renee Ransom, lead secretary at West Park Elementary; Adolfo Rodriguez, an ELL assistant at Hermiston High School.
Umatilla School District: David Lougee, a TOSA and ELL teacher/coordinator for the Umatilla School District; and Debbie Tesch, office manager for Umatilla High School.
Umatilla-Morrow Educational Service District: Carol Clupny, a speech-language pathologist; Toni Nickell, an occupational therapist; Daniel Ryan, human resource assistant; Jan Patton, a paraprofessional for Hawthorne Alternative High School.
Morrow County School District: Kyle Carpenter, a language arts teacher at Riverside High; Bob Carson, a fourth-grade teacher at Irrigon Elementary; Tammy Ellis, an ELL assistant at Riverside High; Judy Yoder, an educational assistant at Windy River Elementary.
Pendleton School District: Janice Brooks, an instructional assistant at Washington Elementary; Debbie Kishpaugh, rhythmic mode dance team coach at Pendleton High School; David Payne, band director at Sunridge Middle School; Lisa Roberts, child developmental specialist at Sherwood Heights Elementary.
Milton-Freewater School District: Rosemary Guardado, a paraprofessional at Freewater Elementary; Cathy Hendricks, teacher at Freewater Elementary; Kathy McKinney, a kindergarten and physical education teacher at Grove Elementary School; Mary Jo Sult, executive assistant for the school district.