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.
Fran goes above and beyond to ensure that students experience success at recess and in academics.
Rosa has been a true advocate for students and families. When I think of someone going above and beyond to assist, aid, and support our immigrant and marginalized families Rosa’s face immediately comes to mind.
This is Mary Ellen Carter's first year of teaching in the Highline School District. Her quality of educating students and working with para educators is highly remarkable.
Whether it is in the classroom, on the field, or in the operations of running our school, Zach is present, gracious, thoughtful, and helps us all grow and learn.
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