Several Rock Island-Milan School District #41 staff members were honored at the YWCA's 100 Year Anniversary 100 Honored Luncheon on Friday, Nov. 3 at the Rhythm City Casino & Hotel in Davenport.
Honorees from RIMSD #41:
Liz Kantner, Teacher, Thurgood Marshall Learning Center
Amanda Puebla, Rock Island High School Social Worker
Tia Edwards, Principal, Rock Island Academy
Rita Jett, Teacher, Rock Island Academy
Cindy Lukasik, Thurgood Marshall Learning Center
Andrea Parer, Teacher, Rock Island High School
Mary Wells, Teacher, Grant Elementary (Retired)
There were 100 people who were honored at the event. The honorees were nominated by community members for inspiring change and having the courage to give of themselves to improve the lives of others in the areas of racial justice and civil rights, empowerment and economic advancement and health and safety.