Cassville schools recognizes educators with CCTA banquet

Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Several retiring Cassville educators were recognized April 27 at the Cassville Community Teachers Association Banquet. Pictured in photo, from left: are: Rick and Donna Lawson, Charla Curry, Evelyn Gieske and Kay McCullah (Brenda Russell is absent from photo). Rick Lawson is currently serving at the Cassville Middle School as the at-risk teacher. He began working for the district for the first time in 1983. He has 39 years of experience in education. Donna Lawson is the librarian at Cassville High School, and has 26 years of experience in the field of education. She began working for the Cassville school district in 1993. Curry began working for the district in 1994, however, she has 24 years of education experience. Curry is the art teacher at Eunice Thomas Elementary School. Gieske began teaching at Cassville in 2007, however, she has 36 years of experience in education. She is a second grade teacher. McCullah is the eighth grade communications arts teacher at Cassville Middle School. She has 26 years of education experience, but began teaching for Cassville in 2006. Russell is an aide for both Eunice Thomas Elementary and the intermediate school. She has 21 years in education and began working for Cassville in 1995. Contributed photo

Several retiring Cassville educators were recognized April 27 at the Cassville Community Teachers Association Banquet.

Kim Cupps, left, third-grade teacher at Cassville Intermediate School, was named the Young Educator of the Year. Cupps began working for Cassville Schools in 2014. Pictured with Cupps is Cassville Assistant Superintendent Jill LeCompte. Contributed photo
Educators and staff gathered at the Cassville Community Teachers Association (CCTA) Banquet on April 27 to recognize its educators. On behalf of the Board of Education, Becky Henningson, center, board member, presented Micah Boise, left, and Robbie Artherton with the Board Scholarship to continue their education. Boise is a vocal music instructor for Cassville, and Artherton is the industrial technology teacher at Cassville Middle School. Contributed photo
Cassville Superintendent Richard Asbill recognized Jill LeCompte, assistant superintendent, Connie Rose, second-grade teacher, and Pamela Ralls, preschool teacher, for devoting 25 years of their career to the Cassville school district as part of the Quarter Century Club, at the Cassville Community Teachers Association Banquet April 27, which was held in the Cassville High School Commons Area. Contributed photo
Anne Dalton, left, special education teacher at Cassville Intermediate School, was named the 2017 Teacher of the Year for the primary and intermediate schools at the Cassville Community Teachers Association Banquet on April 27. Pictured with Dalton is Pamela Ralls, who received the same honor last year. Contributed photo
Kami Willis, left, speech and language pathologist, was named the Teacher of the Year for Cassville Middle and High Schools at the Cassville Community Teachers Association Banquet on April 27. Pictured with Willis is Julie Dillow, who was the recipient of the same honor last year. Contributed photo