Hamden Heroes 2020-2021

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Throughout the year, so many of our students and staff members at Hamden Public Schools go above and beyond. They are shining beacons of our core values and the district honors those who make our schools a better place every day. 

June- Hamden Board of Education Central Office
Kristen Kovacs Central Office Clerk
May-Church Street School, Ridge Hill School, and Hamden Women's Club
Ella Waller Church Street 6th grader
Karen Kraemer Church Street Media Specialist
Joanne Masso Church Street Secretary
Alex Camire Ridge Hill PE Teacher

Wingston Sotomayor

Ridge Hill 6th grader
Hamden Women’s Club

Anna Blanchard
Antoinette Antonucci
Ellen Young

April-Shepherd Glen School & Hamden Collaborative Learning Center
Cedro Greist-Salazar Shepherd Glen 6th Grader
Annmarie Powers-Moore Shepherd Glen School Nurse
Ben Yulo (@ min 3:40) HCLC 12th Grader
Rich Altieri HCLC Special Education Aide
                                                   as well as our Community Food Distribution Heroes -Video presentation
Hector Velasquez Family Engagement Coordinator- Church Street School 
Adam Sendroff Acting Chief of Staff Town of Hamden
Randall Mel Food Services Director Whitsons 
March-Spring Glen School & Alice Peck Learning Center
William Ruocco Spring Glen 6th Grader
Shari McDermott Spring Glen Whitsons’ staff
Yvette Wiggins Spring Glen Whitsons’ staff
Marsha Gugliemino District Nursing Supervisor / COVID-19 Coordinator
Sara Keiling Cornell Scott-Hill Assistant Director of School Based Health/ Vaccine Clinic Site Coordinator
February-Hamden Middle School
Donnell Edwards HMS 7th Grader
Thomas Lam
Julie Beaver    
Mary Jane Karstensen
School Nurse
Ms. Coogan & Ms. Coffey's presentation
January- Hamden High School
Montsho Canton
Justin Esmer

HHS 12th Grader

LaMecca Quinones
Joe Vermiglio

Office Manager
Head Custodian
Ms. Gannon's presentation
December-  Dunbar Hill School and Helen Street School
Justin Reynoso Dunbar Hill 4th Grader

Alaine Brittell
Emily McClain

Math Specialist

SRBI Coordinator
Gwendolyn Kolubah Helen Street 6th Grader
Karen Franklin Helen Street Math Specialist
November- Bear Path School and West Woods School           

Maya DiMauro

Grade 6 student
Ben Kerzner Grade 6 teacher
Brooklyn Diggs West Woods 6th Grader
Art Sousa West Woods Music Teacher