Superintendent's Recognition Award


Awards 2017 - 2018

Ypsilanti Community Schools will be the first, high performing urban school district in the United States based on student achievement, teacher expectation, parental involvement, and community/business engagement, which is my own professional mission.

The recipients of the September and October Superintendent's Recognition Award follows:

  • Mr. Daryhl Covington (community/business engagement), Covington Insurance Agency
  • Ms. Shoshana DeMaria (community/business engagement), NAACP, Willow Run-Ypsilanti Chapter, President
  • Ms. Debbie Swanson (teacher expectations), 5th Grade Teacher, Holmes Elementary School
  • Ms. Tasha Porht (parent involvement), Parent Volunteer, Ypsilanti International Elementary School
  • Ms. Amy Downer (student achievement), Title 1 Teacher, Perry Early Learning Center
  • Ms. Danielle Edwards (teacher expectations), Mathematics Teacher, YCHS, STEMM SLC
  • Ms. Cynthia Fassbender (teacher expectations), English Teacher, YCHS, AC Tech
  • Ms. Jessica Dodson (student achievement), English Teacher, YCMS

Congratulations to all our students who are the recipients of the great service of our businesses, civic organizations, teachers, and teacher-leaders.  Be certain to congratulate our September and October best for their recognized service.

Photos of awards presentation:

December 2017 Awards