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West Mercer PTA awards
The West Mercer PTA awards were handed out on Friday, June 15, at the end-of-the-year assembly. Each recipient received a certificate and PTA pin issued from the Washington State PTA. Their names were added to the plaques that hang in the office.
• Golden Apple, for the volunteer who has gone above and beyond for students, went to Karen Zimmer for her work with the Student Council, and Rachel Allen for her work as the PTA president.
• Outstanding Advocate, for the person who has gone above and beyond making sure students have a safe, nurturing environment in which to learn, went to Tanya Sylvester, the librarian, and Ellen Hochberg, the in-house art resident.
• Outstanding Educator, for the teacher who has provided learning in the classroom above and beyond the normal curriculum, went to Kirsten Bourke, Gail Calvo and Sabrina Hetland.