PA Community Awards Rausch Educator of the Year

PA Community Awards Rausch Educator of the Year
Posted on 01/29/2019
PA Community Awards Rausch Educator of the YearCongratulations to PASD educator Claire Rausch, a math teacher at Franklin Elementary, who was the Educator of the Year award winner at the Port Angeles Community Awards Gala held Saturday, January 26 at the Vern Burton Center.

Claire Rausch, an enthusiastic longtime teacher at Franklin Elementary, “makes it difficult not to succeed in her classroom,” said nominator Amity Butler, Franklin principal.

The community awards, created by the Port Angeles Regional Chamber of Commerce, honored three finalists in each of six categories and announced the judges’ winners in each category at the gala.  Categories included Emerging Business of the Year – Poser Yoga, Organization of the Year – Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts Foundation, Educator of the Year – Claire Rausch, Young Leader of the year – Victoria Jones,  Business of the Year - Hermann Brothers Logging & Construction Inc., and Citizen of the Year – Amy Miller.

PASD educator Christine Bohman, a special education teacher at Jefferson Elementary, was a finalist in the category of Educator of the Year.  “Christine often serves as an advocate for not only them (her students) but also their families at large,” said nominator Joyce Mininger.

For additional assistance, please contact:

M. Patsene Dashiell
Communications & Community Relations Coordinator
Ph: 360-565-3703
Port Angeles School District
Central Services – 216 East 4th Street
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