Board of Education honors students and employees

The Wake County Board of Education recognized 41 Wake County students as their school’s recipient of the Spotlight on Students award at the board meeting on Tuesday, April 29. The Spotlight on Students program has been a project of the Wake County Public School System since 1982.

The ceremonies, which take place throughout the school year, honor students for outstanding achievements and accomplishments with a WCPSS plaque. By the end of the school year, one student from each participating school will be selected for the Spotlight on Students recognition.

Families and the school community join in celebration of the student recognition at the board meeting.

The board honored seven WCPSS employees Tuesday with Employee Excellence Awards. The employees receive a WCPSS plaque for their outstanding accomplishments of service beyond what their job requires.employee_excellence2Employee Excellence Awards were presented to Rhonda Dorman of Herbert Akins Elementary Child Nutrition Services; Linda Mciver of WCPSS State and Federal Programs; Maria Ces Carou of West Millbrook Middle; Lauri Pappadake of Athens Drive High; Mike Wood of Athens Drive High; and Bill Poston of WCPSS Communications. Also honored was Todd Rushton of Athens Drive High.

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