MCSD staff honored with Employee of the Quarter, service awards at staff recognition event


These three Marshalltown Community School District Employees received Employee of the Quarter awards for the fourth quarter. Pictured, from left are Jeni Sloan (Hoglan Elementary), Laurie Rink (Marshalltown High School) and Mary Abbe (Woodbury Elementary).

The Marshalltown Community School District held a staff recognition event at the Marshalltown High School/Community Auditorium on June 5. Employee of the Quarter award winners for the fourth quarter were recognized as were service award recipients.

Employee of the Quarter award winners for the fourth quarter included Mary Abbe from Woodbury Elementary School, Laurie Rink from Marshalltown High School and Jeni Sloan from Hoglan Elementary School.

Abbe is retiring this month after 43 years at Woodbury. She started in 1974 as a paraeducator and has been serving since 1988 as the Woodbury secretary.

Rink is a reading and language arts teacher at MHS. She has worked at MHS since 2011 and spearheaded the highly-successful Pier program at MHS to help students recoup credits.

Sloan is teacher librarian at Hoglan, where she has worked since 2009. She will be changing roles to be a fourth grade teacher at Hoglan this fall.

Service awards
Also recognized at the event were service award recipients for those serving for 20, 25, 30 and 35 years in the school district (pictured below).

Not pictured are 35 year service award recipients Gary Nymeyer and William Myers.


Marshalltown Community School District employees who received 20 year service awards and certificates included, from left, Sheryl Edwards, Scott Bittner, Teresa Rubendall, Adam Rundall, Kimberly Hurley, Diane Broshar, Deanna Gauthier, Judy Graves, Connie Uhlenberg, Jason Hempy, Tonia Emerson, Chad Spear, Mark Bohan and Justin Boliver. Not pictured are David Adland and Kaye Ruport.



Those who received 25 year service awards and certificates included, from left, Michele Irwin, Sue Cleveringa, Kimberly Sogge, Leiah Craun, Amy Phillips and Jamie Wilson. Not pictured is Vicki Vopava.



30 year service award recipient Penny Duer