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West Virginia School Service Personnel Of The Year Finalists Announced

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West Virginia’s School Service Personnel of the Year finalists were announced Monday.

According to a press release, the West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) honor recognizes the outstanding contributions of public education staff members who have shown exceptional skill, and commitment and have earned the respect and admiration of students, teachers, administrators, co-workers and parents. 

The five finalists are Gary Brydie, a school bus operator from Cabell County, payroll secretary Melissa Faw from Raleigh County, secretary Susan Moran from Preston County, Mineral County secretary Darlene Wiltinson and  Donna Summerlin, a teacher’s aide at the West Virginia Schools for the Deaf and the Blind.

West Virginia’s School Service Personnel of the Year and Teacher of the Year will be announced on September 12, 2023, during a ceremony at the Clay Center in Charleston.

For more information about the West Virginia School Service Personnel of the Year, please visit the WVDE website.