SISD honors, Teachers and Support staff with new employee recognition program “Spirit of Southside”

On Friday June 5, Southside ISD Human Resources department held an Employee Recognition event honoring all Southside ISD teachers, administration and support staff.

Southside ISD district administration were able to nominate their top employee for the 2016-2017 “Spirit of Southside” Award. Ten special honorees were nominated for the “Spirit of Southside” award by Southside ISD Superintendent Mark Eads.

All attendees were provided a lunch catered by Bill Millers and a dessert provided by Great American Cookies. Door prizes were awarded based on winning ticket called was held for all to partake in a chance to win special prizes donated by: Intech Southwest, Texas Teachers, Hill Country Diaries, Royce Groff Oil Co., LD Tebben Co..

In an ongoing effort to recognize and show appreciation for our Southside employees, Human Resources announces a new employee recognition program called the “Spirit of Southside”! Nominations came from campus and department administrators this year as well as Mr. Mark Eads the Superintendent of Schools.

Spirit of Southside Winners are as follows:

Name Job Description Category
Thomasina Montana Principal – Freedom Principal
Marina Deleon Child Nutrition HS Manager Manager
Pastora Lopez Child Nutrition MS Specialist Specialist
Maria G. Contreras Child Nutrition Ele Specialist Specialist
Dr. Samual Ebong Science Specialist Professional Staff
Daniel O’Brien Math Teacher Distinguished Educator
Katherine Petty Spec Ed Co-Teach 1st Grade New Teacher
Lynn Breland 3rd Grade Teacher Distinguished Educator
Esmeralda Lopez Receptionist Clerical
Selina Puente Instructional Coach Professional Staff
Katheryn Fantasia Teacher New Teacher
Loressa Guillen Instructional Aide Paraprofessional
Tiffany Wheiles 1st Grade Teacher Distinguished Educator
Rebecca Llamas Spec Ed Aide Paraprofessional
GayLynn Reynolds Librarian Librarian
Alexia Hall Spec Ed Co Teach New Teacher
Claudia Rios-Wright 2nd Grade Distinguished Educator
Karen Harper Science Teacher Distinguished Educator
Angel Machado Culinary Arts Teacher New Teacher
Susana DeLaFuente Technology Lab Aide Paraprofessional
Alicia Hogg PEIMS Clerk Clerical
Paul Manriques Custodian Custodial
Samuel Gonzales Teacher New Teacher
Wendy Trevino Teacher Aide Paraprofessional
Robert Huffstickler Assistant Principal Professional Staff
Ronda Mann Principal’s Secretary Clerical
Helen Anguiano 5th Grade ELA Teacher Distinguished Educator
Cameron Tufino 5th Grade ELA New Teacher
Eliza Fuentes Maintenance Clerk Clerical
Johnny Flores Electrician Maintenance
Mohammed Youssefinia Algebra Teacher Distinguished Educator
Joseph Sandoval Security Officer PD
Alisia Pena 3rd Grade Teacher Distinguished Educator
Desiree Foreman Special Education Teacher New Teacher
Norma Tejeda Receptionist Clerical
Illiana Lopez Bilingual Aide Paraprofessional
Gary Hiett Transition Specialist Professional
Patrick Muniz Computer Technician Technician
Sylvia Villarreal Secretary to the Director Clerical
Lillie Silvas Lead Driver Driver
Shawn Meyer Bus Driver Driver
Randy Escamilla Parent & Community Coordinator Superintendent Nominated
Julian Monreal Interim Director of Operations Superintendent Nominated
Roy Olivarez Lead Groundskeeper Superintendent Nominated
Enrique Moncada Head Custodian Superintendent Nominated
Jesus Jurado Special Education Teacher Superintendent Nominated
JoAnn Gonzales District Receptionist Superintendent Nominated
Rick Centeno Head Mechanic Superintendent Nominated
Elvira Basco Math Teacher Superintendent Nominated
Anna Bustamante Teacher Superintendent Nominated
Roy Huron Custodian Superintendent Nominated