Recognition program sponsored by Aberdeen Proving Ground Federal Credit Union
Harford County Public Schools (HCPS) is proud to announce its 2016 Support Services Superstar Award recipients:
Lindsay B. Bilodeau, Communications Specialist, Office of Communications
Joyce S. Hess, Lead Secretary, Forest Hill Elementary School
Zeno R. Jones, Paraeducator Special Education, Aberdeen Middle School
Mary A. Lawson, Stock Person, Forest Hill Annex
Jeffrey B. Norris, Electronics Technician II, Office of Technology
Judith A. Palin, Office Secretary II, Office of Curriculum
Matthew W. Perrone, Chief Custodian I, Edgewood Elementary School
Alfred L. Reeves, Equity & Cultural Technician, Magnolia Middle School
Amy L. Wells, Paraeducator Special Education, Fallston High School
Gavin C. Zorbach, Coordinator of Special Education Transportation, Hickory Annex
The school system rolled out the new employee recognition program this year as an opportunity for HCPS stakeholders to recognize support services employees. Nominations were accepted from July to September, 2016. Then, a panel of judges reviewed all nominations submitted and identified a list of finalists to recommend to the Superintendent of Schools. The winners were notified during a surprise office visit and check presentation on November 16, 2016 – Education Support Professionals Day.
APG Federal Credit Union (APGFCU) is the proud financial sponsor of HCPS Support Services Superstar Awards. The 10 award recipients received $200 each, and their supervisors were given $100 to host a celebration for the recipient at their work location.
The awards were based on nominated employees demonstrating at least one of the following criteria:
Exemplary performance, outstanding achievements, or accomplishments
Exemplary role model to include outstanding customer service, collaboration, and positive attitude
Cost savings or ideas that contribute to increased efficiency
Design and implementation of new systems or processes
All HCPS regular support staff employees (clerical support, instructional support, central office support, operational support, etc.) who have successfully completed one year of continuous service with the organization are eligible for the annual award.