Campbellsville Independent Schools’ employees were honored recently at a luncheon to close the 2016-2017 school year, which ended Thursday, May 18.
Several employees were honored for retiring and receiving several other awards.
Three people are retiring after this school year.
They include Sherry Cowherd, who worked at Campbellsville Elementary School as a preschool teacher and served 17 years; Clifton Walker, who was a custodian at Campbellsville Middle School and served 11 years; and Superintendent Mike Deaton, who is retiring after 10 years with the District.
Carl Lee received the Donna Gaddis Driver of the Year award. And Ruth Allen received the Donna Gaddis Bus Monitor of the Year award.
They were chosen for the award by their colleagues, according to Transportation Director David Petett, for always putting students first, being professional in all their duties and treating colleagues with courtesy and respect.
Those who received the District’s Dare to Soar award this school year were recognized. They include Brittany Johnson, Shirley Cox, Marcia Sharp, Paul Nuckols, Robbilyn Speer, Daryl Ford, Eveleen Burkhead and Laura Dicken.
Teachers who received this year’s Campbellsville University Excellence in Teaching honor were recognized. They include Leanna Cundiff from Campbellsville Elementary School, Robbilyn Speer from Campbellsville Middle School and Tyler Hardy from Campbellsville High School.
CMS teacher Katie Campbell was recognized for being this year’s CIS nominee for the Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce Educator of the Year award.
CIS employees ate lunch together and several door prizes were given away.
CIS Superintendent Mike Deaton recognizes CES preschool teacher Sherry Cowherd, who is retiring after serving at the District for 17 years. Deaton is also retiring, effective June 30, after working for the District for 10 years.
Ruth Allen received this year’s Donna Gaddis Bus Monitor of the Year award. And Carl Lee received the Donna Gaddis Driver of the Year award.