On Wednesday, April 26 Bend-La Pine Schools honored 67 staff members as Excellence in Education award winners for making a difference in the lives of students.
"Every year, I am humbled as I listen to stories of how our teachers and support staff go the extra mile to help our students and schools,” said Superintendent Shay Mikalson. “This is one of my favorite events of the year because it recognizes the excellence, dedication and inspiring work of our staff.”
The winning staff members will be considered for Bend-La Pine Schools’ teacher and support staff person of the year awards, announced in August.
Staff members honored for their outstanding contributions are: