The Syracuse City School District Educational Foundation held its 12th Annual Recognition Breakfast, in order to honor educators, district staff, community volunteers and organizations who have positively contributed to the education of district students, SCSD officials stated.
In addition, the foundation recognized Redhouse Arts Center, the Museum of Science & Technology, Contact Community Services, Baltimore Woods Nature Center, Peaceful Schools, Catholic Charities, Syracuse Stage, the Syracuse University Arts Education Department and SUNY ESF as enrichment partners within SCSD schools.
District officials also presented 2015 Educator of the Year awards to Meghan Goodness, Hughes Elementary School physical education teacher; Colleen Jackson, Henninger High School medical assistant teacher; Patricia Clark, executive director of student support services; and Ted Klamm, Salem Hyde Elementary School teaching assistant.
Patrick Spadafora also received the Recognition Award, and Larry Bousquet received the Founder’s Award, according to officials.
The event also highlighted 16 grant projects funded by the SCSD Educational Foundation within 12 district schools.