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LIONS Awards

Nominations are currently being accepted for the 2019 LIONS and Volunteer Awards. Award descriptions, instructions, and a nomination form can be found in the Recognition and Rewards Program packet.

A completed nomination form and cover letter (not to exceed one page) written by the nominator are due to the Linn-Mar Employee Recognition Committee/Human Resources by 4:00 p.m. on March 15, 2019. Questions may be directed to Casey Fasselius at 447-3009 or cfasselius@linnmar.k12.ia.us.

A person can be nominated in the following categories:

  • L – Living Legend Award for Excellence in Leadership
  • I – Innovator Award for Excellence in Positive Change
  • O – Optimizer Award for Excellence in Teamwork
  • N – Newcomer Award for Excellence in New Ideas
  • S – Service Award for Excellence in Superior Performance
  • Lion Pride Award – Going the Extra Mile

Previous LIONS Award Honorees:

2018 – Tom Daubs, Bobby Kelley, Marilee McConnell, Sandy Schneekloth, and Sean Smith

2017 – Nadine Grieder, Rachelle Haker, Sara Hofer, Brian Johnson, Karla Koenen, and Keith Ponto

2016 – Paul Knapp, Susan Knight, and Kara Larson

2015 – Sherri Condon, Dave Dunning, Dirk Halupnik, Ed.D., Andrew Lyons, Katie Mulholland, Ed.D., and Francis “Fuf” Renfer

2014 – Tina Monroe, Barb Ritter, and Ann Stark

2013 – Kathy Leonard, Dan Niemitalo, and Jackie Wellborn

2012 – Carole Raver, Angelina Ungs, Gary Warner and Wes Windham

2011 – Brett Henry, Jennifer Porter, Shawn Sandersfield, Elizabeth Wilson, and Jerry Van Dyke

2010 – Bob Crawford, Larry Gass, Marc McCoy, and Jim Teahen

2009 – Leigh Ann Cleland, Norm Northup, Catherine Spencer, and Mike Shipley

2008 – Steve Bartlett, Karla Brown Kevin McCauley, Karen McDonnell, and Diana Zrudsky

2007 – Shannon Bisgard, Bev Headington, and Erik Miles

2006 – Jim Brust, Charlie Kress, Pat Kress, Madelyn Olson, Cecilia Parks, and Clark Weaver

2005 – Norm Grimm and Joe North

2004 – Steve Colton and Lavern Gibbs

2003 – Rosanne Altenhofen, Jim Hard, Harry Hakanson, and Dr. Joe Pacha,

2002 – Diane Beach, Joan Fishburn, Normajean Grabau, Mary Ann Meyerhoff, and Carlyn Wessel

2001 – Karma Bailey, Jim Green, and Suanne Huffman

2000 – Pete King, Dale Monroe, and Nick Spencer

1999 – Terri Elgin, Carol Maloy, and Elwyn Maloy

1998 – Alyce Lowe, George Lowe, Barb Mead, and Bob Stephens

1997 – Ellen Bruckner, Nevin Roberts, and the Linn-Mar Booster Club

1996 – Darrell Dicken and Paula Grady

1995 – Shirley Pantini and Dennis Selness

1994 – John Corkery, Dr. Carolyn Heitz, and Dave Etzel

1993 – Glen Easterday and Rudy Novak

1992 – Swati Dandekar, Barb Edwards, Jim Edwards, and Lawrence Shroeder

1991 – Betty Becker, Lumir Dostal, Merna Moore, and Dorothy Thompson

1990 – Marilyn Finn and Marilyn Sippy