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May 18, 2020 • Celebrations

Sioux City Community School District Honors Retirees

Over 1,000 Years of Combined Service
Over 1,000 Years of Combined Service

The Sioux City Community School District celebrates this year’s retirees for service and dedication to Sioux City Community Schools. These individuals have provided over 1,000 years of combined service.

The following individuals have served the District for over four decades:

  • Jimmy Cosier, Building Operations Supervisor in Operations & Maintenance, 41 years
  • Mary Kay Kollars, Principal at Bryant Elementary, 40 years
  • Daniel Erickson, Carpenter/Asbestos Technician in Operations & Maintenance, 40 years

The following individuals have served the District for over three decades:

  • Julia Cunningham, Teacher at Sunnyside Elementary, 38 years
  • Paula Hamp, Instructional Coach at Educational Service Center, 37 years
  • Debra Van Peursem, Teacher at East High, 34 years
  • Emily Rasmus-Jasman, Teacher at Educational Service Center, 33 years
  • Mark Schmitt, Teacher at Harry Hopkins, 33 years
  • Drew Stevenson, Teacher at West Middle, 33 years
  • Kim Hickman, Teacher at Leeds Elementary, 32 years
  • Jan George, Teacher at West High, 31 years
  • JoAnn Reynolds, Office Manager at Riverside Elementary, 30 years

The following individuals have served the District for over two decades:

  • Barbara Gengler, Food Service at Harry Hopkins, 28 years
  • Carolyn Sponder, Teacher at Riverside Elementary, 27 years
  • Sally Roberts, Food Service at Harry Hopkins, 26 years
  • Maureen Anderson, Teacher at North Middle, 26 years
  • April Netley, Counselor at North High, 26 years
  • Rebecca Schwartz, Teacher at East high, 26 years
  • Toni Sayavong, Teacher at East Middle, 26 years
  • Melinda DeMarest, Office Manager at Sunnyside Elementary, 26 years
  • Clarice Sturges, Teacher at East Middle, 25 years
  • Bevelyn Tieck, Teacher at Leeds Elementary, 25 years
  • Gwendolyn Reese, Building Service Technician at Liberty, 24 years
  • Jolene Dirks, Instructional Asst. at Spalding Park Environmental Sciences Elementary, 24 years
  • Dwight Boetger, Instructional Asst. at Harry Hopkins, 23 years
  • Mari Ellsworth, Teacher at Unity Elementary, 22 years
  • Connie Murray, Library Asst. at Perry Creek Elementary, 22 years
  • Pamela Decker, Teacher at North Middle, 20 years

The following individuals have served the District for over a decade:

  • Meryl Tieck, Teacher at North Middle, 18 years
  • Rolynne Allard, Instructional at Leeds Elementary, 17 years
  • Maribeth Moes, Teacher at Sunnyside Elementary, 16 years
  • Rebecca Atkinson, Office Manager at Irving Dual Language Elementary, 16 years
  • Mimi Moore, Principal at Spalding Park Environmental Sciences Elementary, 15 years
  • Rita Reistroffer, Instructional Asst. at Spalding Park Environmental Sciences Elementary, 15 years
  • Suzanne Faltys, Instructional at East High, 14 years
  • Laura Heeney, Teacher at East High, 14 years
  • Richard Mace, Bus Asst. in Transportation, 13 years
  • Terri Taylor, Food Service at Leeds Elementary, 11 years
  • Kathryn Maguire-Stessman, Teacher at Clark Early Childhood Center, 11 years
  • Dean Mahon, Food Service at Clark Early Childhood Center, 10 years
  • Kevin Monahan, Bus Driver in Transportation, 10 years

The following individuals are also recognized for their years of service:

  • Karen Jaeger, Building Instruction Asst. at North Middle, 9 years
  • Mary Reiva, Office Manager at Bryant Elementary, 8 years
  • Douglas Evans, Warehouse Inventory Management Specialist in Operations & Maintenance, 8 years
  • Yvonne Lafave, Food Service at Liberty Elementary, 7 years
  • Robert Kukuk Jr., Food Service at Harry Hopkins, 7 years
  • Victoria Merriman, Food Service at Liberty, 6 years
  • Jeffrey Brown, Transportation Supervisor in Transportation, 6 years
  • Sharon Smith, Building Service Technician at East High, 6 years
  • Ronald Christensen, Food Service at Harry Hopkins, 5 years
  • Karen Uren, Food Service at North Middle, 4 years
  • Sandra Winter, Teacher at Irving Dual Language Elementary, 4 years
  • Darlene Walker, Food Service at Hunt A+ Arts Elementary, 3 years
  • Dennis Bartolozzi, Bus Asst. in Transportation, 2 years

The Sioux City Community School District appreciates the many years of service these individuals provided to help shape Siouxland students.