It's been three years in the making but the 2022 Educator of the Year Gala was finally able to take place in person!
Over the past 3 years, Rock Island-Milan School District #41 has worked to ensure that our educators would receive special recognition for the incredible impact that they have had on our entire student population. On Friday, April 8, 2022, the Educator of the Year Gala took place at The Stern Center in downtown Rock Island.
Sarah Stockwell - Frances Willard Elementary School
O'nita Donaldson-Watkins - Thurgood Marshall Learning Center
Linda Tobin - Thomas Jefferson Elementary School
Jennifer Swigart - Horace Mann Early Learning Center
Holly Hott - Washington Jr. High School
Gail Gant - Ridgewood Elementary School
Dr. Yolanda Grandberry-Pugh - Rock Island High School
Cory Chouinard - Rock Island Academy
Henry Hall - Earl Hanson Elementary School
Kris Hays - Rock Island Center for Math & Science
Mary Justin - Denkmann Elementary School
To read the honoree's nomination letters click on the attached document below. Congratulations to all of our winners!
2022 Educators of the Year! Top row from L to R: Henry Hall, Amanda Krahl, Mary Justin, Beth Voigt, Sarah Stockwell, Cory Chouinard. Bottom row from L to R: Jennifer Swigart, Elizabeth Kantner, Gail Gant, Dr. Yolanda Grandberry-Pugh, Linda Tobin, O'nita Watkins-Harris, Holly Hott. Not pictured - Kris Hays from Rock Island Center for Math & Science