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Commitment to Excellence/Years of Service visits Wilder, Rose Garden

The SCUC ISD Commitment to Excellence/Years of Service recognition tour stopped at Wilder Intermediate School and Rose Garden Elementary School on September 2nd to honor outstanding employees and those who have reached service milestones.

Sarah Dauphinais, principal at Wilder Intermediate, was spotlighted for attaining two major awards. She was selected as the Norma J. Paschal Commitment to Children Award recipient, the highest honor bestowed to district employees. Ms. Dauphinais was also selected as Administrator of the Year.

Among the honors conferrerd at Rose Garden included Sharon Nodine for SCUC ISD Nurse of the Year, Jillian Pratt for SCUC ISD Librarian of the Year and Donna Limrick for SCUC ISD Substitute Teacher of the Year.

All in attendance at the respective programs wore face coverings and observed social distancing guidelines to follow health and safety protocols.

Dr. Clark Ealy, Superintendent of Schools, thanked employees in attendance receiving their awards and those tuned in via Zoom conferencing for their passion as educators or support staff.  He was joined in the employee recognition by Dr. Damon Edwards, Deputy Superintendent; and Linda Cannon, Chief Human Resources Officer.  Wayne Pruski, Chief Financial Officer, was in attendance at the event held at Wilder Intermediate.


Priority 2 – High-performing and Engaged Workforce

Wilder Intermediate


Sarah Dauphinais – Norma J. Paschal Commitment to Children Award & SCUC ISD Administrator of the Year

Brandi Martin – SCUC ISD Counselor of the Year

Tamara Lovelady – Wilder Intermediate Teacher of the Year

Cupid Cromartie – 5 years

Courtney Edwards – 5 years

Raven Gary – 5 years

Bernarda Jimenez – 5 years

Michael Keough – 5 years

Joscelynn Shade – 5 years

Erica Toney – 5 years

Marcy Lindsey – 10 years

Tamara Lovelady – 15 years

Diane Birdwell – 20 years

Rebecca Soria – 20 years

Donna Weir – 20 years

Amy Strickland – 35 years


Rose Garden ES


Sharon Nodine – SCUC ISD Nurse of the Year

Jillian Pratt – SCUC ISD Librarian of the Year

Donna Limrick – SCUC ISD Substitute Teacher of the Year

April Goertz – Rose Garden ES Teacher of the Year

Amy Bailey – 5 years

Wendy Odom – 5 years

Kandi Tumlinson – 5 years

Carolyn Connelley – 10 years

Melissa Olivia – 10 years

Cheryl Escobar – 15 years

Hilda Castillo – 20 years

Michelle Frost – 20 years

Karen Fey – 30 years

Julia Bunch – 40 years/Child Nutrition