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Students Honor School Board Members as Part of School Director Recognition Month

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January 10, 2023 | Awards & Celebrations

2023 School Director Recognition Photo

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WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (JANUARY 10, 2023) — In recognition of Williamsport Area School Board members, students from across the district honored them for their service by presenting them with a brand-new book for installation in their respective school libraries. Each of the books is dedicated to the individual board member with a nameplate on the inside cover. The annual ceremony was brought back for the first time since 2020, and is done as part of January's National School Director Recognition Month.

We thank all our board members for their time, dedication and service to the WASD!

Cochran Primary School

  • Kylah Adams presented Lori Baer with “Lucy Loves Art” by Krista Schumacher.
  • Markel McNair presented Adam Welteroth with “Little Blue Truck Makes a Friend” by Alice Schertle.
  • Nevaeh Perry presented Cody Derr with “Don’t Eat Bees (Life Lessons from Chip the Dog)” by Dev Petty.

Hepburn-Lycoming Primary School

  • Sebastian Sanders presented Michelle Deavor with “Outside, Inside” by LeUyen Pham.
  • Amelia Splain presented Barbara Reeves with “Even Robots Can Be Thankful!” by Jan Thomas.
  • Avery Hogeda presented Jamie Sanders with “One of These Is Not Like the Others” By Barney Saltzberg.

Jackson Primary School

  • Deon Stallworth presented Pat Dixon with “Perfect” by Max Amato.
  • Georgianna Cherry and Kira Rooker presented Jennifer Lake with “ABCs of Kindness” by Samantha Berger.

Curtin Intermediate School

  • Ashisa Ruley-Thompson presented Cody Derr with “Ways to Share Joy” by Rene’e Watson.
  • Cole Hinds presented Adam Welteroth with “Little Fox and the Wild Imagination” by Jorma Taccone.

Lycoming Valley Intermediate School

  • Javon Gilmore presented Scott Williams with “Cress Watercress” by Gregory Maguire.
  • Adriana Matthews presented Lori Baer with “Wakanda Forever: The Courage to Dream” by Frederick Joseph.

Williamsport Area Middle School

  • Aria Regan presented Barbara Reeves with “Alphamaniacs: Builders of 26 Wonders of the Word” by Paul Fleischman.
  • Willow Washington presented Scott Williams with “Victory. Stand! Raising My Hand for Justice” by Tommie Smith, Derrick Barnes and Dawud Anyabwile.
  • Damion Wright presented Scott Williams with “First You March, Then You Run” by John Lewis.

Williamsport Area High School

  • Alexis Deavor presented Michelle Deavor with “The Cedarville Shop and Wheelbarrow Swap” by Bridget Krone.
  • Josh and Zack Lake presented Jennifer Lake with “Victory. Stand! Raising My Hand for Justice” by Tommie Smith, Derrick Barnes and Dawud Anyabwile.
  • Alonzo Rice presented Pat Dixon with “Berliners” by Vesper Stamper.


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