The Bellevue Association of Education Office Professionals (BAEOP) hosted their annual awards for BSD employees this week. As part of the ceremony, they acknowledged the winners of their scholarships for children of BAEOP members, scholarships for BAEOP members, Going the Extra Mile Awards and Annual Awards. Congratulations to the award recipients!

Scholarships for Children of BAEOP Members

  • Julie Orr, daughter of Beth Orr, Department Office Manager, Early Learning
  • Jaimee Farrell, daughter of Christina Dyson, Assistant Principal Secretary, Tillicum Middle School
  • Milana Premkumar, daughter of Ramya Premkumar, Special Education Paraeducator III, Stevenson Elementary
  • Shareni Ojeda-Silva, daughter of Lirio Silva, Early Learning, Stevenson Elementary

Scholarships for BAEOP Members

  • Jennifer Stapleton, Special Education Paraeducator III, Sherwood Forest Elementary
  • Lizbeth Davila Nieves, Special Education Paraeducator II, Lake Hills Elementary

GEM (Going the Extra Mile) Awards

  • Early Learning Program, Chris Kim, Newport Heights Elementary
  • Special Education, Mary Chu, Paraeducator at International School
  • Other Support Staff, Paula Jo Brave, retired

Awards Presentation

  • Office Professional of the Year, Torry Gower, Assistant Principal Secretary at Interlake High School
  • Special Service Award, Charlene Jones, Athletic Secretary at Newport High School
  • Administrator of the Year, Melissa deVita, Deputy Superintendent Finance and Operations

Additional congratulations to BSD Classified staff who received their National Association of Education Office Professionals – Professional Standards Program Certificate during the past 18 months: Kristyn Arnold, Christina Dyson, Melissa Johnson, Brenda Mandujano, Ramya Premkumar, Lisa Ranniger, Linnie Michele Tenny, Jenny Williamson, Gayle Stalker, Kristyn Ayres, Roopa Bansal, Tracey Croisier, Lizbeth Davila Nieves, Michele Green, Mikiko Hibino, Sissi Kamalii, HaeKyung (Suzanne) Lee, Kathleen Nielsen, Kim-Chau Pham, Jennifer Stapleton, Ellen Stone, Cynthia Zappone, Huan Guo, Mary Pyrah, Jill Follett, and Judith Sceats.