110 W. New York Ave.
DeLand, FL 32720
posted Aug 14, 2013 - 11:21:23am
The School District of Volusia County and FUTURES Foundation named Cecilia Rivera, an office specialist at Starke Elementary School, as the 2013 Superintendent’s Outstanding Achievement Award winner.
Rivera has been employed by the school district for 20 years, the last five of which have been at Starke Elementary. Her duties include organizing substitutes, assisting with payroll and the budget, processing applications for free/reduced meals, and managing the textbook inventory. She also serves as the front office translator. In this role, she assists Hispanic parents so that they can take a more active role in their children’s education. In her nomination packet, Ms. Rivera is described as representing experience, wisdom, optimism, knowledge and strength.
The Superintendent’s Outstanding Achievement Award is co-sponsored by FUTURES Foundation and Volusia County Schools. It was initiated to honor support staff members who have demonstrated outstanding commitment, teamwork, cooperation and innovation in their jobs.
Other nominees for the Superintendent’s Outstanding Achievement Award include:
John Pascale - Atlantic High
Allen Dale Reiman - Champion Elementary
Deborah R. Antonio - DeBary Elementary
Sarah Dowdell - DeLand Middle
Eugene Brown - Deltona High
Linda Stuart - Deltona Lakes Elementary
David Viers - Deltona Middle
Nadine D. Ferri - Enterprise Elementary
Jackie Hirsch - Heritage Middle
Jill Rogers - Mainland High
Marlin Rivera - Manatee Cove Elementary
Sandra Gross - New Smyrna Beach High
Charlene Chastain - New Smyrna Beach Middle
Kathy Flynn - Orange City Elementary
Mary Dandera - Read-Pattillo Elementary
Grace Cichetti - River Springs Middle
Sharon Anderson - Spruce Creek Elementary
Carol Montgomery - Spruce Creek High
Lisa (Lynne) Tomlinson - Sugar Mill Elementary
Don Pekar - Sweetwater Elementary
Norma O'Bryant - Timbercrest Elementary
Cynthia Boyd - University High School
Priscilla Sparks - Westside Elementary
Susan M. Hambrick - Alt Programs, Athletics & Security
Jeri (Dee Dee) Marquart - Federal Programs
Tiffany Walker - Human Resources
Dale Daniele - Online Learning-eLearning West
Trennia Sancho - Staff Development
Nicole Miller - Student Transportation Services
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