Teachers honored for service milestones

On Tuesday, Sept. 4, the Liberty Central School District celebrated its Opening Day ceremonies for faculty and staff in anticipation of the first day of school for students on Sept. 6. The ceremony included a welcome from Superintendent Dr. Augustine E. Tornatore and Board of Education President Matthew DeWitt.  There, the following employees were honored for their years of service to the school district:

5 years of service:

  • Tara Faria
  • Wendy Schwalb
  • Cynthia Farrand
  • Pia Caro
  • Ashley Schaeffer
  • Laurene McKenna
  • Suzanne Wilson
  • Eric Aweh
  • Alyssa Cinque
  • Eileen Krom
  • Justen Mills
  • Lacey VanLeuven
  • Kristen Vasta
  • Marren DeFrank
  • Scott Hamlin
  • Jennifer MacKenzie
  • Analey Stratton
  • Kayla Edwards
  • Christine Klein

A group of teachers smile after receiving their service pins for dedication to the district.

10 years of service:

  • Travis Atkins
  • Crystal Lopez
  • Kyle McGinn
  • Lilliam Olivo
  • Matt Putnam
  • Pedro Hernandez

A group of teachers smile after receiving their service pins for dedication to the district.

15 years of service:

  • Julie Buck
  • Jenn Bull
  • Melissa Diehl
  • Dan McConnell
  • Marlies Maltese
  • Ryan Cornier
  • Maria Bourne

A group of teachers smile after receiving their service pins for dedication to the district.

20 years of service:

  • Debbie Bivins
  • Cheryl Salerno
  • Kathy Atkins
  • Faith Anne Foster
  • Nancy Katzenberger
  • Jo Mastrogiovanni
  • Barbara Pavlak
  • David Philips
  • Joann Slaver
  • Heidi Wojdat
  • Julie Potosek
  • Melissa Murphy
  • Linda Huggler
  • Michelle Clark
  • Rose Walls

A group of teachers smile after receiving their service pins for dedication to the district.

25 years of service:

  • Laurie Birrer
  • Amy Black
  • Cindy Ellmauer
  • Lorraine Kelder
  • Mike Stahl
  • Sue DeStefano

A group of teachers smile after receiving their service pins for dedication to the district.

30 years of service:

  • Shannon Stein
  • Tim Hamblin
  • Debbie LaBagh
  • Patti Green

A group of teachers smile after receiving their service pins for dedication to the district.

30+ years of service:

  • Michael Hazelnis, 31 years
  • Jodi Lieberman, 31 years
  • Lisa Davies, 31 years
  • Shari DiSanto 32 years
  • Hazel Ackerley, 33 years
  • Gene Madsen, 33 years
  • Leanne Mangabang, 36 years
  • Jill Dunnigan, 40 years
  • Dottie Davidson, 45 years

A group of teachers smile after receiving their service pins for dedication to the district.