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Penn-Trafford announces teacher Pride Award winners

| Monday, May 14, 2012, 1:12 p.m.

Seven Penn-Trafford teachers were recipients of the district's 17th annual Pride Awards for excellence in their profession.

Assistant Superintendent Debbie Kolonay said this year's recipients bring the total to 101 teachers honored since the program's inception. Each instructor was presented a wooden plaque, a certificate and a $500 gift for use in their classroom or to supplement graduate studies.

The recipients were:

  • Lynn Davis, a music teacher at Level Green, Sunrise Estates and Harrison Park schools. She has been with the district since 1977.

  • Donna Price, a learning support instructor at Harrison Park Elementary. She has been with the district since 1993.

  • Amy Sipple, a first-grade teacher at Trafford school. She has been with the district since 1994.

  • Charles Fontana Jr., a seventh-grade science and English teacher at Trafford school. He has been with the district since 1996.

  • Rachelle Stauffer, a vision, mobility and orientation teacher who has been with the district since 1997.

  • David Babik, a high school biology teacher and swimming coach who has been with the district since 1993.

  • Jack Troy, a typing, business math and accounting teacher at the high school. He has been with the district since 1982.

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