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Distinguished Catholic School Educator Award

2014 Distinguished Catholic School Educator Awards

 

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Congratulations to the finalists and winners of the 2014 Distinguished Catholic School Educator Awards in the Diocese of Orlando.

 

Award Recipients and Finalists
Administrator of the Year

Finalists: Mrs. Geraldine Gendall, Principal of St. James Cathedral School in Orlando and Mrs. Kathleen Walsh, Principal of St. Margaret Mary Catholic School in Winter Park
Winner: Dr. Kathleen Kiley, Principal of St. Andrew Catholic School in Orlando

High School Teacher of the Year 

Finalists: Mrs. Mary Byrnes, Central Catholic High School in Melbourne and Mrs. Leyzia Maisonave, Santa Fe Catholic High School in Lakeland
Winner: Mr. Vince Balaguer, Bishop Moore Catholic High School in Orlando

Elementary School Teacher of the Year

Finalists: Mrs. Beth Hamby, Holy Name of Jesus Catholic School in Indiatlantic and Mrs. Carol Polkowski, St. Joseph Catholic School in Winter Haven
Winner: Mrs. Barbara Havens, Sacred Heart Catholic School in New Smyrna Beach

 

 

2013 Distinguished Catholic School Educator Awards

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Award Recipients and Finalists
Administrator of the Year

Finalists: Mrs. Geraldine Gendall, Principal of St. James Cathedral School in Orlando and Mrs. Kathleen Walsh, Principal of St. Margaret Mary Catholic School in Winter Park
Winner: Dr. Margaret Curran, Principal of Annunciation Catholic Academy in Altamonte Springs

High School Teacher of the Year

Finalists: Mr. William Burns, Trinity Catholic High School in Ocala and Mrs. Roberta Snyder, Father Lopez Catholic High School in Daytona Beach
Winner: Mr. Daniel Ensell, Central Catholic High School in Melbourne

Elementary School Teacher of the Year

Finalists: Mrs. Helen Del Rey, Annunciation Catholic Academy in Altamonte Springs and Mrs. Deborah Hempstead, Good Shepherd Catholic School in Orlando
Winner: Mrs. Barbara Schirard, All Souls Catholic School in Sanford

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2012 Catholic School Teacher of the Year

 

21st Century Catholic School Teacher of the Year

  • High School Category – Mrs. Marie Gallo-Lethcoe, Father Lopez Catholic High School, Daytona Beach
  • Elementary School Category – Mrs. Deena Porter, St. Joseph Academy, Lakeland

21st Century Catholic School Leader of the Year

  • Mr. Doug Workman, Principal, Ascension Catholic School, Melbourne

 


 

2011 Catholic School Teacher of the Year

Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility for the 21st Century Catholic School Awards Program is open to those who meet the following criteria.

Leader of the Year

  • Full-time president, principal or assistant principal who has been employed by the Diocese of Orlando for a minimum of two years in one of these positions.

 


 

2010 Catholic School Teacher of the Year

Teacher of the Year

  • Full-time, certified teachers who teach any classes pre-kindergarten through 12th grade;
  • Media and technology teachers who collaboratively plan and teach with classroom teachers;
  • Instructors who have some administrative responsibilities, but for whom teaching is the applicant's primary responsibility; and
  • Teachers employed full-time by the Diocese of Orlando for a minimum of two years.

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Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1800
Orlando, Florida
32802-1800

Physical Address:
50 East Robinson
Orlando, Florida
32801

Telephone:
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Fax:
407-246-4942

E-mail:
info@orlandodiocese.org

 

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