Distinguished staff of the year embrace learning and teaching and are shining examples of staff "working on the work" in the Fife School District.

Past Years Distinguished Staff 

Year

Certificated Staff

Classified Staff

1996 - 1997

Cal Maulding

1997 - 1998

Jennifer Reynolds

Celine Freeman

1998 - 1999

Wendy McDonald

Betsy Bailey

1999 - 2000

Wendy Merdian

Lynnette Crout

2000 - 2001

Jeanne Berg

District Teacher of the Year

Cheryl Oas-Rowley

2001 - 2002

Elaine Smith

Cindy Flinchbaugh

2002 - 2003

Linda Williams

Sandy Larson

2003 - 2004

Drew Ritzen

Pat Ness

2004 - 2005

Kathy Wheeler

Brenda Myers

2005 - 2006

Peter Herpst

Julie Ruffo

District Staff of the Year

2006 - 2007

Wendy Bartholomew

Betsy Bailey

2007 - 2008

Melody Axton

Adrienne Myers

2008 - 2009

Julie Schlumpf

Jill McCammon

District Staff of the Year

2009 - 2010

Debbie Hartigan

Kelvin Hanson

District Staff of the Year

2010 - 2011

Laura Sullivan

Vicky Franklin

2011 - 2012 

Jan Boitano

Cathy Paris

 2012 - 2013

 Caryl Bittenbender

Grace Franich

District Staff of the Year

 

 2013 - 2014 Mary Kay Shappell
 Sheri White

District Staff of the Year


 2014 - 2015 Jeanette Lundeen
District Teacher of the Year
 Megan Allen
 2015 - 2016

Laura Sullivan
District Teacher of the Year  
Leanna Bennett 

 

 
 Congratulations!!
 
2015 - 2016
Discovery Primary School
Distinguished Staff of the Year

Leanna Bennett, office manager  (classified- Discovery)
Laura Sullivan, 1st grade teacher   (certificated- Discovery)
Laura Sullivan was later named
Fife School District Teacher of the Year, 2016.
We are so proud!

 
Julie Bartlett, Discovery Principal
receives recognition
2008 Superintendent's Award
2010 Pierce County Principals Award