Date – March 1, 2023
Queen Anne’s County Public Schools’ Superintendent, Dr. Patricia Saelens, would like to announce the 2023 Employee of the Year Award Winners and Teacher of the Year Finalists. Each of the nine mentioned below were surprised at their schools this week with certificates and acknowledgements captured by QACTV and presented by Dr. Saelens and Dr. Sprankle.
Employee of the Year Winners
Outstanding Leadership Award – Susan Walbert, Principal at Church Hill Elementary School
Outstanding Student Service Award/Coach – David Stricker, Coach at Queen Anne’s County High School
Outstanding Support Employee – Junell Nash, School Assistant at Matapeake Middle School
Outstanding Specialist Award – Katie Coursey, Math Specialist at Centreville Elementary School
Outstanding Bus Driver Award – Nancy King, Bus 1720 Grasonville Elementary & Stevensville Middle Schools
Teacher of the Year Finalists
Kayla Kairis – Sudlersville Middle School
Thomas Hayman – Centreville Middle School
Erin Connolly – Matapeake Middle School
Andrea Schulte – Kent Island High School
Congratulations to all winners and finalists! All will be recognized and given their awards at the Awards Gala on March 30, 2023. Look for a news release on March 31 announcing the Teacher of the Year Winner, following the Awards Gala.