2019 Masterpiece Award Winners

Posted on 03/31/2019

{March 31, 2019} Arnold, MO –The Fox C-6 School District has recognized nine members of the community with its MASTERPIECE AWARD, designed to highlight staff, parents, and other stakeholders who illustrate profound love, service, and care to the Fox C-6 Community.

With over 200 total nominations, 8 recipients were chosen by a selection committee composed of community members, parents, staff, and students. A ninth recipient was selected as a special Superintendent Choice for service to the district and community.

Recipient Name

Nominating Building

Gina Buehner, Assistant Principal

Fox High School

Jacqui Ortmann, Parent

Antonia Middle School

Nikki Hardin, Teacher

Rockport Heights Elementary

Dave Montgomery, Maintenance

Early Childhood

Nikki Butram, Secretary

Sherwood Elementary

David Tidd, Community Member/Retiree

Rockport Heights Elementary

Jeanine Sarver, Interventionist

Clyde Hamrick Elementary

Diana Langenfeld, Food Service

Meramec Heights Elementary

Heather Burris, Counselor

Superintendent’s Choice

The recipients of this award reflect a diverse array of staff, parents, and community members who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of love, service, and care to the students and community of the Fox C-6 School District. “We are incredibly pleased to honor these recipients,” said Superintendent Jim Wipke. “We have one of the greatest communities I’ve ever been lucky enough to be a part of. This is just one way we can recognize those who help make us the Fox C-6 Family we are so proud of.”

Over 100 people were nominated throughout the district. A full list of nominees is available here. “To be nominated alone is something to take great pride in,” Wipke said. “It shows that you’ve made an impact and that others care for your dedication.” Recipients of the Masterpiece Award will be invited to a Recognition Dinner in May.

Please join us in congratulating the recipients and nominees of the 2019 Masterpiece Award! “I hope we all take the opportunity to congratulate those we know who are on this list,” Wipke said. “We have a lot to be proud of and I want to personally thank all of our staff members for creating an environment where students and staff alike can find success.”

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The Fox C-6 School District is an award winning National District of Character serving 11,500 students in Jefferson County, Missouri.