The Ducky Awards is Superintendent Susan Enfield's fun way of recognizing teachers and staff for going above and beyond to advance Highline’s promise of knowing every student by name, strength and need.To nominate a colleague at any time throughout the year, send an email to Superintendent Enfield with the name of the individual and a brief paragraph on how he or she is going above and beyond to deliver on our promise of knowing every student by name, strength and need.Below is an archive of Ducky Award recipients. Click on the month to read more about each award recipient's dedication to Highline students.
Dave is exactly the kind of mechanic you want working on school buses. He is sharp at diagnosing problems, detail oriented, a stickler for safety, and one of the nicest guys you’ll ever meet. Dave is a great mechanic with an unsurpassed attention to the safety and overall condition of our fleet of buses and support vehicles.
Brandie is an IEP case manager for offsite alternative programs as well as Learning Center North and New Start High School. Brandie is always up for the challenge to find options for students to complete their graduation requirements, and she also manages the contract work for New Start.
Brian is a committed educator that brings a wealth of experience to his position. In particular, his expertise and advocacy for students who receive special services has increased staff awareness as to a shared responsibility for all students. He has a quest for knowledge and wants to learn as much as he can every day in order to improve his efficacy as an administrator.
Libby DeBell, Principal, Cascade Middle School
Jamie Peek, Lead Custodian, Evergreen Campus
Alexa Wayman, Student Re-engagement Counselor, Connection Center
Tyler Ashby, ILC Teacher, Health Sciences & Human Services High School
Andrea Haisch, Kindergarten Teacher, Marvista Elementary
Beth Stimson, Speech/Language Pathologist (SLP) Assistant
Emily Manalisay, Lead Custodian, Chinook Middle School
Wesley Smith, Reading & Math Interventionist, McMicken Heights Elementary
Rocio Ceja, ELL Tutor, Cedarhurst Elementary
Chad Kodama, Assistant Principal, Cedarhurst Elementary
Juan Lozano, Teacher, Academy of Citizenship & Empowerment
Isuzu Niizuma Arambula, District Ombudsman, Central Office
Debra Craig, ILC Paraeducator, Cascade Middle School
Camille Churchill, Family Advocate, GLEA Program, White Center Heights Elementary
Nicole Isernio, Kindergarten Teacher, Bow Lake Elementary
Yana Aronova, Math Teacher, Highline High School
Jami Haskin, Resource Manager; Kevin Tatum, Warehouse Manager; Sandy Jacobson, Science Materials Technician; Instruction and Innovation
Bernard Koontz, Language Learning and Teacher Development Executive Director, Central Office
Lisa Foote, Social Worker, Mount Rainier Service Area and Woodside Site
Karen Boucher, Literacy Coach, Cascade Middle School
Yadira Rosales, Bilingual Paraeducator/Family Liaison, Arts & Academics Academy
Anissa Sharratt, Manager, Connection Center
Frank Cantwell, Assistant Principal, CHOICE Academy
Michael Sita, Principal, New Start, CHOICE Academy, and Alternative Programs