Congratulations to Tara Hendrickson, the Wayside 2021 Teacher of the Year! She teaches pre-kindergarten students and was selected by her peers for the honor.
Kaitlin Brown, who teaches first grade students, was named the school's 2021 Rising Star Teacher, an award from the faculty for an outstanding teacher with less than five years of expereince.
Each site's honorees will be celebrated at a public program on Tuesday, April 27 on Rigdon Field at Doenges Memorial Stadium in a fun baseball-themed event starting at 5:30 p.m. when the District Teacher of the Year and District Rising Star Teacher will be announced.
The program will also include recognition of the Kurt Schmoldt Teacher Appreciation Award recipient; nominations for that award are open to the public and due March 1.