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District honors employees during end of the year staff day


Marshalltown Schools staff who were recipients of the Superintendent’s Star awards on June 6 included, from left, Casey Moberly, Kevin Beye, Reuben Canadé, Elizabeth Overstake and Eric Weeden.

The Marshalltown Community School District honored service award recipients, heard from speaker Major Sean Quinlan, and recognized other staff during the end of the year employee gathering on June 6.

Superintendent’s Star Awards
New this year was the presentation of the Star Awards from Superintendent Dr. Theron Schutte. These five employees go above and beyond at their job, display a strong moral compass, work ethic and character. The winners were Kevin Beye of the Transportation Department, Reuben Canadé from Buildings and Grounds, Lenihan PE teacher Casey Moberly, Franklin Instructional Coach Elizabeth Overstake and MHS Juvenile Court Liaison Eric Weeden.

Staff were also recognized for 20, 25 and 30 years of service.



Pictured are staff who received 20 year service awards. Front row, from left, Pam Brewer-Michael, Jennifer Estabrook, Maggie Parks, Tracy Simbides and Dan Terrones. Back row, Eric Smith, Marcie Sienknecht, Kelly Konicek, Chris Carroll, Michael Loupee, Gregory Schafer and Brenda Sjoblom.


Pictured are 25 year service award recipients, from left, Darlene Gilliland, Janice Jones, Mark Chardoulias and Matt Tullis.


30 year service award recipient Dee Coulter


Keynote speaker Major Sean Quinlan, retired U.S. Marine

The keynote speaker was retired U.S. Marine and former Des Moines North football coach Major Sean Quinlan. He spoke about the importance of building relationships with students and staff so that everyone can feel that they matter.