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Inspiration in Teaching Award

Dr. Dan Oren, a former Glendale-River Hills student who was in the first graduating class of Glen Hills, contacted the District wishing to recognize the influence of Philip Bufton and Karen Schrage, retired Glendale-River Hills teachers who have made a difference in his life. In their honor, he has established the “Philip Bufton and Karen Schrage Inspiration in Teaching Award” to encourage and support current Glendale-River Hills teachers to carry on dedication to creatively engaging students in learning.  The recipient of the award receives an award certificate and a cash award of $300.  The recipient is chosen from nominations received from teachers, students, parents and alumni.


Recipients:

 

Katie Timmerman

2006

Tim McCarthy

2007

Lynn Gember

2008

Jeanne Bennett

2009

Bonnie Barr

2010

Rosie Frydman

2011

Melissa Adomavich

2012

Ann Allen

2013

Gregg Zaner

2015

Michael Theine

2017

Erin Scharnick

2019

Michael Birmingham

2019