Tuesday’s BOE meeting began with a recognition ceremony for the districts 13 longest serving employees, representing a combined total of over 600 years of service. Following a dinner and entertainment provided by the PAAAS Jazz Project, the presentation of award began with a brief welcome and opening remarks. According to Board President, Richard Wyatt, despite all the changes in administrations and the student demographics, these employees have been a constant and have remained in the district for over three decades.  Interim Superintendent. Ronald Bolandi, introduced each honoree and presented the awards.

Wilma Brown was the longest serving employee with 51 years is currently a school counselor at Woodland School and will be retiring this year.  Other honorees included :

Rose Wells, Lunch Assistant , 44 yrs Evergreen School

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Patricia Paylor, Counselor, PHS 44 yrs Plainfield HS

Fred Austin, 43 yrs Maxson Middle School

Ann Gore, 40 yrs, Clinton School

Carolyn Mehlhorn, Math Teacher, 40 yrs, Plainfield HS

Wilbur Robinson, 40 yrs Cook and Maxson Middle School

Edith Lobeto, Secretary, 38 yrs Clinton School

Romanna Hill, 38 yrs Plainfield High School

Donna Brown, 36 yrs Special Services

Keith Butler, Coach, 36 yrs Plainfield HS

Brenda Hackett, 35 yrs Emerson High School

Audrey Fenton, 35 yrs, Clinton School

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