Chris Wiley is named the Classified Employee of the Year and 31 other Employees are also Honored
Thirty two employees are recognized for their hard work and dedication. Chris Wiley, Recovery Room Interventionist at Thomas Hart Benton Elementary School, was named the Independent School District’s 2012-2013 Classified Employee of the Year. Chris was selected by a panel of judges from the Independence community.
Leslie Hochsprung, Chris Wiley’s principal said she's watched his tremendous impact on the students.
“Chris Wiley has served as the Behavior Interventionist for two years. In that short time he has made a big impact on students, staff and families. Benton staff members recently shared these comments about Chris’s work in the Focus Room:
- Chris is caring and compassionate when working with every child. He works tirelessly to ensure that each child has what they need to be successful.
- Chris always keeps his cool when kids fall apart. Students often use hurtful words, hands and feet around him, yet he maintains his composure and helps them solve their problem.
- Chris manages what sometimes feels unmanageable! He models grace with accountability.
- He is a kind, quiet and gentle man. He has been a blessing to Benton"
Chris Wiley Thomas Hart Benton Elementary School
Kellie Bowles Bingham Middle School
Finesa Kent Blackburn Elementary School
Sherry Krefft Bridger Middle School
Gary Bohon Bryant Elementary School
Grichzel Moberly Central Office
Lisa Chiles William Chrisman High School
Jason Whitaker Facilities
Darlene McDaniel Fairmount Elementary School
Brooke Masters Glendale Elementary School
Roberta Jolly Hanthorn
Cindy Woodley Independence Academy
Karen Moddrell Korte Elementary School
Angie Acevedo Luff Elementary School
Kimberly Stewart Mill Creek Elementary School
Steve Kent Nowlin Middle School
John Formella Nutrition Services
Sheryl Layton Christian Ott Elementary School
Lori Halsey Pioneer Ridge Middle School
Courtney Brown Procter Elementary School
Shad Poore Randall Elementary School
Laura Black Santa Fe Trail Elementary School
Patty Conrad William Southern Elementary School
Bridget Tuala Spring Branch Elementary School
Jerry Grant Sugar Creek Elementary School
Heather Howell Sunshine Center
Connie Daoust Sycamore Hills Elementary School
Eric Eklund Technology
Sheila Harrison Three Trails Elementary School
Stacey Ussery Transportation
Kathy Glasco Truman High School
Robin Rockhold Van Horn High School