4-10-17 Board Recognitions

Staff and Student Recognition:

GHS Science teacher, Andy Brubaker: Upon receiving a 2017 Teacher Creativity Fellowship grant. He will use the funds for a biking trip on the Colorado trail. He will be taking the trip with a friend. While on the trip, they will volunteer for the foundation that maintains the trail, as they want to do something to give back. The idea behind the project is sustainability, and he will make a video after the trip to report on it.

GMS Master teacher Liz Martin: For receiving a Teach Plus Policy Fellowship. The fellowship is a group of Indiana teachers who want to connect with state legislators and work with them on school policies. Ms. Martin stated that she met Dr. McCormick, in February, and she has presented to the education committee about the importance of mentoring new teachers. She stated that the legislative committee asked her a lot about TAP.

Technology Director Dave Snyder: For leadership in Technology. Mr. Snyder was recently featured in a national publication for K-12 educational technology. Mr. Snyder and the whole technology department have been diligently working with the schools as GCS implements the 1:1 computer initiative corporation-wide.

The GHS Varsity Winter Guard: For their poise under pressure, as their music cut out completely during their show in Pittsburgh. The students continued their show in silence, and earned the enthusiastic support of the crowd.

Please click on the link below to watch the video of the event:


Dr. Woodworth, Winter Guard Director Takesha Stoll, GHS Winter Guard seniors Carrie O’Dell, Micaela Cacahua, Analia Valdez, and Melissa Viruez, and Mr. Merino