Tuesday 28th May 2024

Glasgow School Board meeting shines a light on retiring stars


During a recent Glasgow Board of Education meeting, the spotlight shone brightly on individuals who have demonstrated outstanding dedication and commitment to the district’s mission of excellence in education.

Among the honorees was Autumn Hardin, the youth service center coordinator, who was awarded the prestigious Inspiring Excellence award in recognition of her exemplary service and leadership. Principal of Glasgow High School, Joey Norman, addressed the crowd in Hardin’s absence, as she is also the school’s tennis coach and was attending regionals at the time of the meeting.

The Inspiring Excellence award, a coveted accolade within Glasgow’s educational community, is bestowed upon faculty members who exhibit exceptional qualities and go above and beyond to enrich the lives of students and colleagues alike.

Hardin’s unwavering passion, innovative spirit, and unwavering dedication to the youth of the district have left an indelible mark on the students and families alike, making her a deserving recipient of this esteemed honor. Norman took a moment to brag about Hardin’s attention to the needs of the student body.

In addition to celebrating Hardin’s achievements, the board took a moment to recognize several esteemed staff members from across the district who are embarking on the next chapter of their lives in retirement.

The Glasgow School Board bid farewell to several of its employees who embark on a new journey in retirement.

The following individuals were acknowledged for their years of dedicated service and profound impact on the Glasgow community: – Tambra Cambron – Jenniffer Fudge – Allison Watkins – Robin Bartley – Linda Britt – Larry Correll – Steve Kirkpatrick – Terrell Alexander Each of these retiring staff members has left an indelible legacy within the Glasgow educational landscape, touching the lives of countless students and colleagues throughout their illustrious careers.

Their passion, expertise, and unwavering commitment to excellence have helped shape the future of generations to come, earning them the heartfelt gratitude and admiration of the entire Glasgow community. As these esteemed educators and faculty transition into retirement, their contributions will continue to resonate within the halls of Glasgow schools, serving as a testament to the enduring impact of dedicated individuals who devote their lives to the noble pursuit of education.

The Glasgow Board of Education extends its sincerest thanks and best wishes to all retiring staff members, recognizing and celebrating their cherished contributions to the district’s mission of inspiring lifelong learning and personal success.

The meeting also saw the board perform the superintendent evaluation, which gauges how effective the superintendent has played their role.

The evaluation took place in closed session, but once reopening Amelia Kiser, chairman of the board reviewed what was discussed, which on all accounts was a glowing review of the work Chad Muhlenkamp has done.

Muhlenkamp spoke to WCLU about his pride in the district as well as plans for the future.