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280 years service to Rockdale ISD

Pin presentations start school year


At left, 30 years for Janiece Lee and Donna Melcher; right, Angela White got 25-year pin. At left, 30 years for Janiece Lee and Donna Melcher; right, Angela White got 25-year pin. The 2013-14 school year began Monday with a number of “veterans” in the Rockdale ISD family.

Plaques and pins presented at the recent pre-school assembly reflected a cumulative 280 years service to the RISD.

Two received 30- year plaques:

Janiece Lee has taught career and technology classes at Rockdale High School and is also Career-Technology director.

Donna Melcher has been superintendent’s secretary for 27 of her 30 years in the RISD and has served three superintendents, Bobby Roberts, Walter Pond and Dr. Howell Wright.

Angela White picked up her 25-year pin. White is juniorhigh counselor and has served as girls athletics coach and physical education instructor.

Also receiving pins were:

20 years—Lorrie Birkhead, Sandee Calame, Charlot te Ropeke, Belinda Von Gonten.

15 years—Janie Calk, Lisa Flores, Gracie Juarez, Karen Laughlin.

10 years— Cindy Pelzel, Michael Young.

5 years—Teresa Breithaupt, Jennifer Keen, Dyan Shelander, Kelly Springfield, Ricky Stewart, Kelsey Thurman, Sandi Wynn.



Service awards were presented during pre-school opening assembly at RJH that drew every member of the district staff. Service awards were presented during pre-school opening assembly at RJH that drew every member of the district staff.

20-year pins (L-R) Sandee Calame, Lorrie Birkhead, Charlotte Roepke, Belinda Von Gonten. 20-year pins (L-R) Sandee Calame, Lorrie Birkhead, Charlotte Roepke, Belinda Von Gonten.

Michael Young and Cindy Pelzel picked up 10-year service pins. Michael Young and Cindy Pelzel picked up 10-year service pins.

From left, Lisa Flores, Karen Laughlin and Janie Calk earned 15-year pins as did Gracie Juarez, not pictured. From left, Lisa Flores, Karen Laughlin and Janie Calk earned 15-year pins as did Gracie Juarez, not pictured.

Five-year employees (L-R) Sandi Winn, Kelsey Thurman, Kelly Springfield, Dyan Shelander, Jennifer Keen and Teresa Breithaupt. Not pictured is Ricky Stewart. Five-year employees (L-R) Sandi Winn, Kelsey Thurman, Kelly Springfield, Dyan Shelander, Jennifer Keen and Teresa Breithaupt. Not pictured is Ricky Stewart.

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