2019 Ninth Annual Exceptional Teacher Awards

The Keene Board of Education presented the 9th Annual Exceptional Teacher Awards to ten teachers within the Keene School District. These awards are a way for our community to recognize our teachers for their outstanding work on behalf of our students. The ten teachers were carefully chosen from nominations submitted by colleagues, parents, and students.
 
Seated from left to right: Peter Siegel (Symonds School - Music); Sonja Leslie (Keene High School - Math); Michele Gates (Keene High School - Counselor); Dominic DiBenedetto (Keene Middle School - English); Suzanne Charles (Keene High School - World Language); Caroline Thayer (Keene Middle School - Special Educator); Jennifer Petrovich (Wheelock School - Grade 2); Gretchen Hoefer (Symonds School - Grade 5)  Standing from left to right: Jennifer Desautell (Fuller School - Art); Inga Hansen (Keene School Board Member); Kris Roberts (Keene School Board Member); Julia Atkins (Keene School Board Member); Christopher Coates (Keene School Board Member); George Downing (Keene School Board Member); Dawn Mutuski (Keene School Board Member); James Carley (Keene School Board Member); Rebecca Lancaster (Keene School Board Member);  David Lybarger (Keene High School - Science); Superintendent, Robb Malay
 
Congratulations to these deserving recipients, who are pictured with the Keene Board of Education members and Superintendent Malay:
 
Seated from left to right:
 
Peter Siegel (Symonds School - Music)
Sonja Leslie (Keene High School - Math)
Michele Gates (Keene High School - Counselor)
Dominic DiBenedetto (Keene Middle School - English)
Suzanne Charles (Keene High School - World Language)
Caroline Thayer (Keene Middle School - Special Educator)
Jennifer Petrovich (Wheelock School - Grade 2)
Gretchen Hoefer (Symonds School - Grade 5)
 
 
Standing 1st on the left:
 
Jennifer Desautell (Fuller School - Art)
 
 
Standing 2nd from the right:
 
David Lybarger (Keene High School - Science)