BRISTOL – Bristol Public Schools recognized seven staff members as part of its 35th annual Staff Achievement Awards Monday night at the One Fifty Central restaurant.
"Congratulations to the seven well-deserving staff members who were recognized last night at the 35th annual Staff Achievement Awards,” said BPS Superintendent Dr. Catherine Carbone. “These individuals have routinely gone above and beyond what is expected of them in the normal fulfillment of their responsibilities. A special thank you to the staff who nominated the recipients and recognized them for their exceptional efforts."
According to school officials, the event is meant to lift up and recognize members of BPS staff who go above and beyond to impact area families, students and programs. Individuals recognized routinely display characteristics of exemplary focus in improving the district and its mission.
Criteria for determining such award recipients includes cost savings efforts, extraordinary personal achievements, inspiring leadership, improvements in instruction, facilities, curricula, staff morale and student interest.
Those honored included the following:
Danielle Autencio, LEAD special education teacher at Hubbell Elementary School
Jennifer Broderick, guidance counselor at Chippens Hill Middle School
Kristine DeLeo, principal at Hubbell Elementary School
Kevin Komanetsky, math interventionist at Greene-Hills School
Rosetta Mastroiannni, EL/Spanish teacher at Northeast Middle School
Ronald Sadecki, electrician at Bristol Public Schools
Lorraine Wright, EXCEL paraprofessional at Mountain View Elementary School