Student Excellence Fellows

Student Excellence Fellows are District 200 educators who have:

Recent recipients are listed first, followed by the full list of Fellows.

Recent Fellows

SCHOOLEDUCATORFall 2022, Spring 2023, Fall 2023 GRANT / Fund-A-ClassroomWHAT
BowerDeJong-Pawelski, NicholasGrant Spring 2023, Fall 2022Budii Interactive Projector, Sensory Light Table
BowerRyan, MaggieFAC 2023Chairs, Rugs, Dry Erase Boards, Tables
BowerZurek, Susan (Sue)Grant Fall 2023Playground Communication 4 All
EdisonDempsey, SavannaFAC 2023Collaborative Technology Stations
EdisonEland, ElisabethGrant Spring 2022Eco Club Lunchroom Composting Project
EdisonIype, UshaGrant Spring 2023Standing Desks
EdisonLyons, AmandaGrant Fall 2022Flexible Seating for Special Education Students
EdisonSchwartzhoff, MaryGrant Fall 2022Flexible Seating
EmersonDudgeon, Amanda2023 Distinguished Educator
EmersonHottendorf, JenniferGrant Spring 2022Kindergarten Smartboard
EmersonKrumme, KelseyGrant Fall 2023Dash Robots in the Library
FranklinAsgedom, MehretGrant Spring 2023“A Safe Space” Project
FranklinBendis, DaveGrant Spring 2023“A Safe Space” Project
FranklinFowler, VictoriaFAC 2023Flexible Seating, White Boards
FranklinNielsen, DanGrant Spring 2023Scope Magazine
HawthorneCorbett, DianeGrant Spring 2023Decodable Readers
HawthorneFitzenreider, MichelleGrant Spring 2023Math Whiteboards
HawthorneMurphy, KatharineGrant Fall 2022Flexible Seating
HawthorneQuarto, TonyGrant Fall 2022Traverse Climbing Wall
HubbleHeller, JessicaGrant Fall 2022Van de Graaff
HubbleJancius, Blake2023 Distinguished Educator
HubbleRosengren, RebeccaGrant Fall 2022“Future Gardeners of America”: Hydroponic Towers
Jefferson Stoffels, KrisGrant Spring 2023Sensory and Social Development
JohnsonHageman, AxelGrant Fall 2023Music Classroom Ukulele Unit
JohnsonKubilius, JohnGrant Spring 2023LEGO Spike
JohnsonLoBue, GailGrant Spring 20232023 Multicultural Day
JohnsonSchramm, JaclynGrant Fall 2023Regulation Tools
LongfellowKorwin, MattGrant Spring 2023Story Walks
LongfellowNicholson, NancyGrant Fall 2022Decodable Texts K-2 ELA
LowellShamsuddin, JasmineGrant Fall 2022Providing Home Literacy for Multilingual Learners
LowellToner, RamonaFAC Spring 2022Kindergarten for Special Learners
LowellWoods, KellyGrant Spring 2023Flexible Seating for Flexible Learning
MadisonNestel, KimGrant Fall 2022Math Literature
MadisonTomek, LisaGrant Fall 2023Decodable Books
MonroeAghazadeh, SaraGrant Fall 2023, Fall 2022Rebecca Caudill list – 6th Grade Summer Reads
MonroeHansen, ScotGrant Fall 20222022 Distinguished Educator, Broadcast Club Tool Upgrade
MonroePector, LaurenGrant Fall 2022Rebecca Caudill list – 8th Grade Summer Reads
MonroeSkibbe, Donna2023 Distinguished Educator
Pleasant HillBab, AmyGrant Fall 2022Decodable Readers for Intermediate Students
Pleasant HillConrad, KellyGrant Fall 2022Piano Keyboards & Eukalelee
Pleasant HillHoltquist, KristinaGrant Spring 2023TRX Bands
Pleasant HillHume, TinaGrant Fall 2022Flexible Seating in Special Education Room
Pleasant HillNielsen, JulianaGrant Fall 2023Flexible, Wireless Technology
Pleasant HillRath, JenniferFAC 2023Light Up Table
SandburgDavisson, OliviaGrant Fall 2023Decodable Readers
SandburgMisulonas, RebeccaGrant Spring 2022Math Library
TransitionCassano, CarolineGrant Fall 2023Music Therapy
WashingtonRoche, DeniseGrant Fall 2023STEM for the Art Room
WashingtonSwitalski, CaraGrant Fall 2023Drama Club Production Materials
WNHSAnderson, KirstenGrant Fall 2023, Spring 2023Flexible Seating
WNHSGriegoliet, RobertGrant Spring 2023Building-Wide Maker Space; 3-D Printers
WNHSLim, Jessica2023 Distinguished Educator
WNHSNoe IV, JohnGrant Fall 2023, Fall 2022Historical Context Book Tying History & Math
WNHSSchmalz, LisaFAC 2022Life Saving AED’s
WNHSVerdon, SandyGrant Fall 2023Digital Drawing Tablets
WNHSWennmaker, DanielleGrant Spring 2023, Spring 2022, FAC 2022Gallery of Pride, Help Us Grow Gardening
WNHSZeglin, BrianGrant Fall 2022ESports Streaming Package
WWSHSBiba, BrantGrant Spring 2023Rotatrimmer Flat Material Cutter
WWSHSChelist, LeahGrant Fall 20224 Tables
WWSHSCulcasi, PhilGrant Fall 2022WWS Cyber Patriot Club- 7 Mounts
WWSHSDavidson, EmileeGrant Fall 2022New Canon Rebel T7s
WWSHSFazio, JimGrant Fall 2023Art Abundance Initiative
WWSHSGassensmith, KatherineGrant Fall 2022Archery Curriculum
WWSHSValentino, Katie2023 Distinguished Educator
WhittierCharleston, AshleyGrant Spring 2023Vertical Non-Permanent Surfaces for Elementary Math
WhittierDantino, LindseyFAC 2022March Book Madness
WiesbrookBeres, RobynGrant Spring 2022USB microscopes
WiesbrookGonzalez, Katie2023 Distinguished Educatior
WiesbrookMcNamara, MeganGrant Spring 2023Geodes Decodable Books for 1st Grade
WiesbrookScaccia, SybilFAC 2022Flexible Seating-3rd Grade
WiesbrookSutton, MattGrant Spring 2022Representation Matters Books

All Fellows since 2015

SCHOOLEDUCATORSTUDENT EXCELLENCE GRANTFUND-A-CLASSROOMDISTINGUISHED EDUCATOR
BowerBagley, KristinGrant Fall 2016
BowerDeJong-Pawelski, NicholasGrant Spring 2023, Fall 2022
BowerKastrantas, KatinaFAC 2018
BowerLamkin, MelissaFAC 2021+
BowerMahler, AlexisGrant Spring 2021, Fall 2016
BowerRyan, MaggieFAC 2023
BowerThorp, EileenGrant Fall 2018
BowerZamsky, KimberlyGrant Spring 2016Distinguished Ed 2022
BowerZurek, SueGrant Fall 2023, Spring 2021
EdisonAnnes, ClaireFAC 2017, 2016
EdisonAustin, AmandaDistinguished Ed 2017
EdisonCarey, ChristineDistinguished Ed 2020
EdisonDempsey (Schillinger), SavannaFAC 2023, 2016
EdisonEland, ElisabethGrant Spring 2022
EdisonEngle (Humann), JanelleFAC
EdisonHumphris, LaurynGrant Fall 2019
EdisonIncrocci, StephanieFAC
EdisonIype, UshaGrant Spring 2023
EdisonKlein, JoanneDistinguished Ed 2021
EdisonLyons, AmandaGrant Fall 2022
EdisonPfile, MichaelFACDistinguished Ed 2022
EdisonSchwartz, AmyFAC 2017
EdisonSchwartzhoff, MaryGrant Fall 2022
EdisonShamsuddin, JasmineGrant Spring 2017
EdisonWentzloff, KoriGrant Spring 2018
EdisonWiewiora, BrianFAC
EmersonBergren, JessicaFall 2019 (Lincoln)2017 (Franklin)
EmersonDudgeon, AmandaDistinguished Ed 2023
EmersonHoly, Kerry2017
EmersonHottendorf, JenniferGrant Spring 2022
EmersonKleve, AndreaFAC
EmersonKrumme, KelseyGrant Fall 2023
EmersonMoses, SharriFAC
EmersonPrange, CatherineGrant Spring 2016
EmersonStoneberg, RachelFAC
EmersonWecker, JenniferDistinguished Ed 2021
EmersonYoung, ErinGrant Fall 2017, Fall 2016FAC 2021
FranklinAsgedom, MehretGrant Spring 2023
FranklinBendis, DaveGrant Spring 2023
FranklinBonnamy, RyanDistinguished Ed 2017
FranklinDoherty, LisaGrant Fall 2015
FranklinDorshorst, JennaGrant Fall 2015
FranklinFowler, VictoriaFAC 2023
FranklinFrancik, CarlFAC 2021, 2017
FranklinGrodoski, ChristopherGrant Spring 2018
FranklinHammer, MaggieGrant Fall 2016
FranklinHasenjaeger, CherylFAC 2021
FranklinHughes, KristinGrant Fall 2017
FranklinKim, AnnaGrant Fall 2015FAC 2021
FranklinNielsen, DanielGrant Spring 2023FAC 2021
FranklinPehta, LaineGrant Spring 2021
FranklinSimpson, LizGrant Fall 2017
HawthorneCorbett, DianeGrant Spring 2023
HawthorneFitzenreider, MichelleGrant Spring 2023FAC 2017
HawthorneHeppe, JanetGrant Spring 2016
HawthorneHolland, TracyGrant Fall 2019, Spring 2017Distinguished Ed 2017
HawthorneJanavich, AmyFAC 2017
HawthorneMoran, DanielleGrant Fall 2018
HawthorneMurphy, KatharineGrant Fall 2022
HawthorneQuarto, TonyGrant Fall 2022
HawthorneSchubert, JulieGrant Fall 2016
HawthorneTheodore, KimberlyGrant Fall 2018Distinguished Ed 2018
HawthorneYoung, AshleyGrant Spring 2018, Spring 2016
HawthorneZimmer, HollyGrant Fall 2021
HubbleBalzer, AndrewGrant Fall 2017
HubbleBresnahan, PatrickGrant Fall 2018, Spring 2018
HubbleCacioppo, HeatherGrant Spring 2021FAC
HubbleCzerwinski, KelseyGrant Spring 2019
HubbleDiaz, KristinGrant Spring 2020FAC
HubbleHeller, JessicaGrant Fall 2022
HubbleHiben, MarkGrant Spring 2022FAC 2018
HubbleJancius, BlakeDistinguished Ed 2023
HubbleMenich, SarahGrant Fall 2019Distinguished Ed 2019
HubbleMoran, KellyFAC 2021
HubbleMowell, MichaelDistinguished Ed 2017
HubbleQuetua, EdilvergelGrant Fall 2015Distinguished Ed 2018
HubbleRosengren, RebeccaGrant Fall 2022
HubbleStollard, LisaGrant Fall 2021
HubbleWebster, RaeEllenGrant Spring 2019
JeffersonDenniger, DebraGrant Spring 2018
JeffersonIffert, MaryGrant Spring 2016
JeffersonPetrilli, KristaGrant Fall 2015 
JeffersonStoffels, KrisGrant Spring 2023, Fall 2015
JeffersonZentner, StephanieGrant Fall 2017
JohnsonEarnst, DeborahGrant Spring 2016
JohnsonGabor, KatieGrant Spring 2021
JohnsonGianfrancesco, NinaGrant Spring 2017
JohnsonHageman, AxelGrant Fall 2023
JohnsonJeffrey, TracyGrant Fall 2019
JohnsonKubilius, JohnGrant Spring 2023
JohnsonLoBue, GailGrant Spring 2023, Fall 2018Distinguished Ed 2017
JohnsonMessina (Loizzo), DisaGrant Spring 2017
JohnsonNovakowski, JessicaGrant Spring 2020, Fall 2018, Fall 2017, Fall 2016FAC
JohnsonSchramm, JaclynGrant Fall 2023
JohnsonStrickland, LaurenFAC 2017
JohnsonWaldron, LianaGrant Spring 2016
LincolnGiacolo, KellyGrant Fall 2018
LincolnHsu, CandanceGrant Fall 2021
LincolnKappelman, NicoleFAC 2017
LincolnKorntheuer, StephanieGrant Fall 2021
LincolnLichtenberg, LaurenGrant Spring 2020
LincolnPeterson, SarahGrant Fall 2019, Spring 2017, Spring 2016
LincolnReid, BrittanyGrant Fall 2018
LincolnTherens, EllenFAC
LincolnWsol, JoannaDistinguished Ed 2018
LongfellowAnderson, BarbaraGrant Spring 2016
LongfellowEkstrand, KatherineGrant Fall 2017, Fall 2015
LongfellowRiordan (now Fitzwater), JennaFAC 2018
LongfellowHoulihan, DeborahGrant Fall 2017
LongfellowHuff, RebeccaGrant Spring 2017
LongfellowKorwin, MattGrant Spring 2023
LongfellowNicholson, NancyGrant Fall 2022, Fall 2015
LongfellowParise, TarynGrant Fall 2015
LowellBaumann, LauraGrant Spring 2018
LowellCarlson, MaryGrant Spring 2016
LowellMcDonald, Anne MarieGrant Fall 2016
LowellShamsuddin, JasmineGrant Fall 2022
LowellThurston, BrookeGrant Spring 2021
LowellToner, RamonaFAC 2022
LowellWoods, KellyGrant Spring 2023, Spring 2019, Fall 2015
MadisonAcharya, AditiGrant Spring 2017
MadisonAguilar, LauraFAC
MadisonBarnham, ErinGrant Fall 2015 (Longfellow)
MadisonBeal, JamieFAC
Madison Feeley, LisaDistinguished Ed 2019
MadisonGrace, TomGrant Spring 2016
Madison Kleinpaste, JessicaGrant Spring 2022
Madison Nestel, KimGrant Fall 2022
MadisonTomek, LisaGrant Fall 2023
MadisonYi, JordanGrant Spring 2020
MonroeAghazadeh, SaraGrant Fall 2023, Fall 2022, Fall 2021
MonroeBaker, LuciaFAC
MonroeBohr, MegFAC 2018
MonroeHansen, ScotGrant Fall 2022Distinguished Ed 2022
MonroeMichalak, JulieDistinguished Ed 2021
MonroeMinarich, KimberlyDistinguished Ed 2018
MonroeNovak, JeffDistinguished Ed 2019
MonroeO’Rourke, MichelleFAC 2018
MonroePector, LaurenGrant Fall 2022
MonroePolizzi, KatelynGrant Spring 2018
MonroePrior, LeeDistinguished Ed 2020
MonroeRadford, DawnFAC 2018
MonroeRauen, BeckyFAC
MonroeScioli, TammyFAC
MonroeScot HansenDistinguished Ed 2022
MonroeSierakowski, KristineFAC 2018, 2017, 2016
MonroeSkibbe, DonnaDistinguished Ed 2023
MultipleMegan GitterSpring 2021
Pleasant HillBab, AmyGrant Fall 2022
Pleasant HillBellanca, Laura2021 (Virtual Academy)
Pleasant HillBerringer, ElizabethGrant Spring 2022
Pleasant HillCollins, MaryGrant Spring 2016
Pleasant HillConrad, KellyGrant Fall 2022
Pleasant HillHoltquist, KristinaGrant Spring 2023
Pleasant HillHume, TinaGrant Fall 2022
Pleasant HillKlopfenstein, ReneeGrant Spring 2021
Pleasant HillMorgan, KathleenGrant Fall 2021
Pleasant HillMurray, AnnieGrant Fall 2021Distinguished Ed 2020
Pleasant HillNielsen, JulianaGrant Fall 2023, Spring 2021
Pleasant HillPrange, BetsyGrant Fall 2016FAC 2019Distinguished Ed 2019
Pleasant HillRath, JenniferGrant Fall 2019FAC 2023, 2021
Pleasant HillRozo Olaya, EstefanyGrant Spring 2020
Pleasant HillSender, MelissaGrant Fall 2015
Pleasant HillSlates, StephenGrant Fall 2016
Pleasant HillVernetti, DeborahGrant Spring 2019
SandburgDavisson, OliviaGrant Fall 2023
SandburgFoerstel, LynnGrant Spring 2016
SandburgGarwood, TerriDistinguished Ed 2022
SandburgGeorganas, MariaGrant Fall 2016
SandburgMisulonas, BeckyGrant Spring 2022, Spring 2020, Fall 2018FAC
SandburgRindt, TheresaGrant Fall 2021, Spring 2016
TransitionCassano, CarolineGrant Fall 2023
TransitionThomas, DeborahGrant Fall 2017
WashingtonCasper, DonGrant Spring 2017
WashingtonCoover, JenniferFAC 2018
WashingtonHrunek, LaurenGrant Fall 2019FAC 2021
WashingtonKovarik, AmyGrant Fall 2017
WashingtonLipnisky, KristaGrant Spring 2017, Fall 2015
WashingtonRoche, DeniseGrant Fall 2023
WashingtonSchlick, MaryGrant Spring 2016
WashingtonSheppard, AngelaGrant Spring 2021
WashingtonSwitalski, CaraGrant Fall 2023FAC
WashingtonWeisheit, KrystnGrant Spring 2019, Fall 2017, Spring 2017
WNHSAnderson, KirstenGrant Fall 2023, Spring 2023, Fall 2018, Spring 2016 (Johnson)
WNHSAsgedom, MehretGrant Spring 2020 (Franklin)
WNHSCosta, GiannaGrant 2015
WNHSFormanski, KevinFAC 2018
WNHSGosling, HeatherGrant Spring 2019
WNHSGriegoliet, RobertGrant Spring 2023, Fall 2017Distinguished Ed 2016
WNHSJohns, JTDistinguished Ed 2022
WNHSLim, JessicaDistinguished Ed 2023
WNHSLotspeich, HayleyGrant Fall 2019
WNHSMoodie, ErinDistinguished Ed 2021
WNHSMurphy, EllenGrant Spring 2017
WNHSNeibch, MichelleFAC 2017
WNHSNeuhaus, MichaelDistinguished Ed 2018
WNHSNoe IV, JohnGrant Fall 2023, Fall 2022FAC 2018
WNHSPadera, KyleDistinguished Ed 2020
WNHSPuorto, JaimeDistinguished Ed 2017
WNHSRavanesi, AllieGrant Fall 2019
WNHSSchmalz, LisaFAC 2022
WNHSScott, LauraFAC
WNHSVerdon, SandyGrant Fall 2023
WNHSWennmaker, DanielleGrant Spring 2023, Spring 2022FAC 2022
WNHSWiegman, ColleenGrant Fall 2021
WNHSZeglin, BrianGrant Fall 2022
WWSHSBiba, BrantGrant Spring 2023
WWSHSBrennan, JamesGrant Fall 2019
WWSHSBurrell, RichardDistinguished Ed 2020
WWSHSChelist, LeahGrant Fall 2022
WWSHSCho, DavidDistinguished Ed 2019
WWSHSClaud, JamesDistinguished Ed 2017
WWSHSCulcasi, PhilipGrant Fall 2022, Fall 2021, Spring 2019, Fall 2016, Fall 2015
WWSHSDavidson, EmileeGrant Fall 2022
WWSHSFazio, JamesGrant Fall 2023, Spring 2021
WWSHSGassensmith, KatherineGrant Fall 2022
WWSHSGrattan, MackenzieDistinguished Ed 2022
WWSHSHolmer, MalindaGrant Spring 2021FAC 2018
WWSHSLatta, GloriaDistinguished Ed 2021
WWSHSLawrence, Dr. CraigDistinguished Ed 2018
WWSHSMunro, RobertGrant Spring 2017
WWSHSNorris, SeanGrant Spring 2016
WWSHSScheffler, MatthewGrant Fall 2015
WWSHSValentino, KatieDistinguished Ed 2023
WWSHSVasquez, JacquelineGrant Fall 2021
WWSHSWegscheid, JoanneDistinguished Ed 2016
WhittierBostrom, MeganGrant Fall 2015Distinguished Ed 2015
WhittierCharleston, AshleyGrant Spring 2023
WhittierDantino, LindseyGrant Fall 2021FAC 2023
WhittierEschbach, KayleneGrant Spring 2020
WhittierGarner, SueGrant Fall 2018, Spring 2016FAC 2021
WhittierHoskins, BarbaraGrant Spring 2018
WhittierKane, KimGrant Fall 2019
WhittierKern, KimberlyDistinguished Ed 2021
WhittierLang, JillGrant Spring 2020, Spring 2016 (Johnson)
WhittierMcPherson, BarbaraGrant Fall 2015
WhittierMay, CynthiaGrant FY2016
WhittierMoore, MargaretGrant Spring 2017
WhittierSanan, AnnaGrant Spring 2022
WhittierSnow, KaitlinGrant Fall 2016
WhittierTrapp, BethanyFAC 2021
WhittierVance, ChristineGrant Spring 2020, FY2016
WiesbrookBeres, RobynGrant Spring 2022
WiesbrookGonzalez, KatieDistinguished Ed 2023
WiesbrookHoskins, BarbaraGrant Spring 2018
WiesbrookJones, ToddDistinguished Ed 2016
WiesbrookMcNamara, MeganGrant Spring 2023FAC 2016
WiesbrookMogk, BreannaFAC 2021
WiesbrookScaccia, SybilFAC 2022
WiesbrookSiciak, SharonGrant Fall 2016
WiesbrookSutton, MattGrant Spring 2022, Spring 2020, Spring 2019
WiesbrookWilson, TaylorFAC
WiesbrookZink, LisaGrant 2 Fall 2021, Spring 2016 (Whittier)