2021 Service Awards

  • It is an honor each year to recognize our employees who have given so much to our students, schools, and the community. We are so happy and proud of YOU for all you've accomplished. Thank you for being part of the School City of Mishawaka family through the years.

    “Not everybody can be famous but everybody can be great, because greatness is determined by service."
    Martin Luther King , Jr.

  • 35 YEARS OF SERVICE

    Pat Feyos
    Media Clerk
    LaSalle Elementary School

    Linda Nichols
    Food Service
    John Young Middle School


    30 YEARS OF SERVICE

    Zoe Arrowsmith
    Food Service
    Mishawaka High School

    Karen Filipski
    Administrative Assistant for Exceptional Learners
    Administration Center

    Randy Nicks
    Teacher
    Oaklawn - The Children's Campus

    Lisa Pethick
    Teacher
    Oaklawn - The Children's Campus

    Shelly Sparrow
    2nd Grade Teacher
    Twin Branch Elementary School


    25 YEARS OF SERVICE

    Maurina Blalock
    Custodian
    Beiger Elementary School

    Shelley Brandenburg
    Principal
    Twin Branch Elementary School

    Anita Coates
    Literacy Aide
    Liberty Elementary School

    Mike Fisher
    Principal
    John Young Middle School

    Amy Foley
    Physics Teacher & MEA President
    Mishawaka High School

    April Hathaway
    Secretary
    Mishawaka High School

    Lisa Hab
    Administrative Secretary for Food Service
    Administration Center

    Janine Mabry
    5th Grade Teacher
    Battell Elementary School

    Jennifer Waite
    3rd Grade Teacher
    Twin Branch Elementary School


    20 YEARS OF SERVICE

    Amber Brugh
    Kindergarten Teacher
    Beiger Elementary School

    Stacie Campbell
    ENL Teacher
    Beiger, Emmons & LaSalle Elementary Schools

    Avonne Dainton
    Social Worker
    LaSalle Elementary School

    Karen Demske
    1st Grade Teacher
    Beiger Elementary School

    Cindy Hesch
    Kindergarten Teacher
    Emmons Elementary School

    Kimberly Heston
    Food Service
    Battell Elementary School

    Jasmina Ibrulj
    Program Assistant
    Liberty Elementary School

    Tracey Iams
    Teacher
    Oaklawn - The Children's Campus

    Susan Long
    Food Service
    John Young Middle School

    Shelley Nowacki
    Health/Physical Education Teacher
    John Young Middle School

    Kristin Plonski
    Media Clerk
    John Young Middle School

    Bryan Smith
    Information Service Technician
    Administration Center & Mishawaka High School

    Nicole Stanifer
    Family & Consumer Science Teacher
    John Young Middle School

    Leonard Taylor
    Maintenance
    Administration Center/Services Building

  • 15 YEARS OF SERVICE

    Alan Cress
    Bus Driver
    Administration Center

    Jennifer Grimm
    Exceptional Learners Teacher
    Mishawaka High School

    Doris Hadley
    Program Assistant
    John Young Middle School

    John Huemmer
    Business Teacher
    Mishawaka High School

    Sharon Long
    Technology Assistant
    Mishawaka High School

    Debra Lukowski
    Exceptional Learners Teacher
    Liberty Elementary School

    Barb Obren
    Food Service
    Beiger Elementary School

    Brandon Trtan
    Assistant Principal
    John Young Middle School


    10 YEARS OF SERVICE

    Brenda Batchelor
    Food Service
    Beiger Elementary School

    Brian Baumer
    Math Teacher
    Mishawaka High School

    Chadd Blasko
    Health/Physical Education Teacher
    Mishawaka High School

    Emily Compton
    Kindergarten Teacher
    LaSalle Elementary School

    Cheryl Davis
    Custodian
    John Young Middle School

    Mike Faulkner
    Director of Operations
    Admininstration Center

    Connie Jacobs
    5th/6th Grade DEEP Teacher
    Twin Branch Elementary School

    Eric Johnson
    6th Grade Teacher
    Battell Elementary School

    Lisa Kelly
    4th Grade Teacher
    Emmons Elementary School

    Linda Kuritz
    Custodian
    Administration Center

    Chris Mabie
    Assistant Director of Technology
    Administration Center

    Karen McCartney
    Family & Consumer Science Teacher
    Mishawaka High School

    Laura McElligott
    Art Teacher
    Battell, Beiger & LaSalle Elementary Schools

    Ben Modlin
    Engineering & Technology Teacher
    Mishawaka High School

    Cherie Smith
    Counselor
    John Young Middle School

    Joseph Solfronk
    Science Teacher
    John Young Middle School

    Deena Squadroni
    Purchasing Coordinator
    Administration Center

    Mary Stantz
    Science Teacher
    Mishawaka High School

    Dan Verduin
    Custodian
    Administration Center