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District celebrates classified staff with ABCD Award

March 2021

Gresham-Barlow School District honors classified staff members with the Above and Beyond the Call of Duty (ABCD) Award

At the March 4, 2021 school board meeting, the Gresham-Barlow School District announced the 2021 winners of the Above and Beyond the Call of Duty (ABCD) Award.      

The award was created to recognize classified staff employees who go the extra mile while performing their job responsibilities. All GBSD classified staff that are not in a management or supervisory position are eligible for the award.

Each school uses a nomination process to choose a classified employee who is dedicated, inspiring, and is making a difference in their school.                   ABCD

Classified staff members serve in a variety of positions to include custodians, administrative assistants, educational assistants, health room aides, and more!

GBSD 2021 ABCD Award Winners:

  • East Gresham Elementary School - Ali Deardorff
  • East Orient Elementary School - Stephanie deLandro
  • Hall Elementary School - Shannon Peterson
  • Highland Elementary School - Maria Rhodes
  • Hogan Cedars Elementary School - Heidi Kaplan
  • Hollydale Elementary School - Jenni Jones
  • Kelly Creek Elementary School - Neil Zeisler
  • North Gresham Elementary School - Nina Thomas
  • Powell Valley Elementary School - Kendra Weldon
  • Clear Creek Elementary School - Tanya Allen
  • Deep Creek Damascus K-8 - Rose Joncus
  • Dexter McCarty Middle School - Ashleigh Winklebleck-Brown
  • Gordon Russell Middle School - Amy Kroeger
  • West Orient Middle School - Ismael Solórzano Benitez
  • Gresham High School - Sarah Journey
  • Sam Barlow High School - Amy Fonken
  • Springwater Trail High School - Erin Norden
  • Technology Services Department - Sheryl Andrade