E.L. & Z. Irene Hopkins Foundation

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The E. L. and Z. Irene Hopkins Foundation has established awards to recognize the outstanding performance of Emporia teachers and school support staff.

Nomination forms are available at all Emporia public schools and the Mary Herbert Education Center, 1700 West 7th, or by using the link below.

For further information, please contact Dana Witten at 341-2201 or Dana.Witten@usd253.net.

Nomination Form

Open the Hopkins Award Nomination Form

Hopkins Award Winners

 

2016 Awards

David Delgado, custodian, Mary Herbert Education Center

Erica Huggard, science teacher, Emporia High School

Bob Haselhuhn, band director, EHS & EMS

Casey Phillips, student support specialist, Timmerman Elementary

Jane Pientka, secretary, Walnut Elementary

Amanda Schaefer, 6th grade social studies teacher, Emporia Middle School

Laura Schwinn, digital journalism teacher, EHS

Liesa Wecker, kindergarten teacher, Logan Avenue Elementary

Randy Wells, physical education teacher, EHS

 

2015 Awards 

Ann Fullen, Community Relations secretary, Mary Herbert Education Center

Bob Fancher, Maintenance Department director

Brenda Kahle, student records management clerk at Mary Herbert Education Center
Briana Rickabaugh, teacher’s aide at Riverside Elementary
Julie Mendoza, speech-language paraeducator at Maynard Early Childhood Center
Sandra Brooks, library clerk at Emporia High School

 

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