School Extra Milers
Paw Paw Schools honored their Extra Milers with awards at the January 17 Morgan County School Board meeting.
Holly Palmer received an Extra Miler award for coordinating the school’s fresh fruits and vegetables program. She also runs concessions for the home games and organizes pep rallies and a special dance for Homecoming Week.
Tina Stickley was honored with an Extra Miler award for her work with the Holiday Helpers program, cheerleading, dance moves for the Morgan County Partnership’s Preventors Flash Mob, the after-school program and the Too Good for Drugs program.
Kimberly Hamrick was named an Extra Miler for helping to increase academic rigor and offering high level academic experiences and an atmosphere with positive connections for students. Hamrick was “a mentor to many and a mentor to all.”
Melissa Salvatore received an Extra Miler commendation for her exemplary work and for bringing so many opportunities to students at the school. Salvatore was considered on the cutting edge of instruction and was teaching kids to blog, chat and post online.
Carol Coryea, another Extra Miler awardee, took students to Fairmont University to visit a NASA robotics facility where they captured a satellite with a robotic arm. Coryea was also honored for her Girl Scout Science Club and the school rain garden that she and her students created. She has been nominated for the Green School Award.
David “Doc” Holliday received an Extra Miler award for his work with the prom and the after-prom. Holliday organized the Pancake Breakfast and always makes sure that kids are happy.
The Extra Miler award is given to individuals that consistently go beyond job expectations and who are a positive representative for the school and/or school system.