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Kyrene Staff Announced as Finalists for Tempe Diablos Excellence in Education Awards

Posted March 2022

 

 

Several Kyrene staff are among the finalists for the Tempe Diablos Charities Excellence in Education Awards. For over 30 years, the Tempe Diablos have been honoring educators and students who have demonstrated excellence in the classroom and beyond. The Excellence in Education Awards recognize the contributions of outstanding staff of Tempe Elementary, Kyrene Elementary, and Tempe Union High School districts in seven different categories.

 

After two years of virtual events, finalists will once again be honored at a dinner and awards gala hosted by the Diablos. This special red-carpet style event will take place on Tuesday, May 3, 2022, at the Tempe Center for the Arts.

 

Kyrene staff who are finalists include:

 

Teacher of the Year

  • Jeanne Cano, Kyrene Traditional Academy
  • Daniel Jordan, Kyrene Altadena Middle School
  • Tiffani Montelione, Kyrene Digital Academy

 

Lifetime Achievement

  • Lindsey Petrillo, Kyrene de los Cerritos Leadership Academy
  • Scott Shelberg, Kyrene de la Sierra & Kyrene de la Estrella Elementary

 

Leadership

  • Jason Baumann, Kyrene de los Cerritos Leadership Academy
  • Kelly Kimbrell, Kyrene District Office

 

High Impact

  • Daniel Jordan, Kyrene Altadena Middle School
  • Taylor Murphy, Kyrene de las Manitas Elementary

 

Inspiration

  • Laurel Gwilliam, Kyrene del Cielo Elementary 
  • Scott Shelberg, Kyrene de la Sierra & Kyrene de la Estrella Elementary

 

Rising Star

  • Lauren Allen, Kyrene de los Ninos Elementary
  • Taylor Kindt, Kyrene del Milenio Elementary

 

Class Act

  • Anne Saccoman, Kyrene Altadena Middle School
  • Sandy Theobald, Kyrene Traditional Academy