Excellence in Education Awards

Excellence in Awards

The Cedar Grove-Belgium School District is honored to announce two staff members have been selected as finalists for the inaugural “Eastern Wisconsin Excellence in Education" awards!

  • Molly DePagter, 5K Teacher
  • Kari Meinen, 2nd Grade Teacher

Twenty-seven school districts partnered with WFRV Channel 5 News in Green Bay to recognize exceptional school employees in a new program called the “Eastern Wisconsin Excellence in Education" awards. This program allowed parents, students, community members, and staff to nominate deserving school employees in the following categories:

  • Innovation in work - How has the employee demonstrated innovation in his/her work area?
  • Culture creator in the work environment - How has the employee gone above and beyond in creating a positive school culture?
  • Social/emotional well-being - How has the employee impacted the social/emotional well being of students and/or the school environment?
  • Community involvement - How has the employee positively impacted the community?
  • Student connection - In what ways has the employee built positive relationships with students?

The judges will then select the award recipients in each of the five categories.

The awards show ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 14, 2022 at the Kiel Area School District Performing Arts Center. The program will be live streamed on Channel 5’s,  WeAreGreenBay.com website.

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