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2024 Employee & Retiree Recognition Dinner

Retiring Director of Human Resources Dr. Lisa Soto Kile with Elm Road Elementary School Staff
Retiring Director of Human Resources Dr. Lisa Soto Kile with Elm Road Elementary School Staff

P-H-M’s annual Employee Recognition and Retiree Dinner was held Wednesday, May 22. While not all were present, the Corporation as a whole honored P-H-M's Teachers of the Years, Employee of the Year, retirees, and employees who've been with P-H-M for 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 and 40 years. Click these links to view the dinner programphoto gallery and videos of the TOYs and EOY.


Retiring Human Resources Director Dr. Lisa Soto-Kile served as Master of Ceremonies. Soon-to-be Human Resources Director Bob Thompson gave the innovation. Superintendent Dr. Jerry Thacker and Mr. Thompson honored this year’s retirees in attendance by giving them a commemorative engraved clock. To read the full list of this year’s retirees and employees honored for their years of service with P-H-M, click here to view the dinner program.


Dr. Thacker recognized the Elementary Teacher of the Year Northpoint’s Nichol Mondy, Secondary Teacher of the Year Penn’s Jeremy Starkweather, and Employee of the Year Schmucker’s Brenda SpeedyAs part of the recognitions for Mrs. Mondy and Mr. Starkweather, P-H-M Education Foundation Executive Director Jennifer Turnblom gave each teacher a $1,000 grant from the P-H-M Education Foundation to use in their classrooms. Mrs. Speedy received a gift certificate.


Board of School Trustees Vice President Ryan McCullough, Secretary Clare Roach, and Board Member Dana Sullivan were also on hand to applaud and congratulate employees for their honors. 


The dinner was generously sponsored by Everwise Credit Union and the P-H-M Education Foundation. 


Click to watch the videos below about Mrs. Mondy, Mr. Starkweather and Mrs. Speedy.





View the photo gallery below of those who attended the dinner. If you want a high resolution copy of any photo, just click the “DOWNLOAD” button on the bottom right-hand corner of the photo while viewing it in the Photo Gallery function.