FCPS Honors Recognizes the 2019 Outstanding Employees

Recognizing the Greatest Achievements in Education!

Excellence in teaching students, leading schools, and providing support is what Fairfax County Public Schools is all about. The Department of Human Resources sponsors recognition of outstanding performers as they seek to create and demonstrate the best instructional and support practices.

The annual FCPS Honors Event, held on June 12 at George Mason Center for the Arts recognized over 550 employees, including 64 finalists and 12 winners in 12 different award categories.

Thank you to the FCPS parents, students, community members, and staff members who nominated an employee for one of this year's awards.

Thank you to the Foundation for Fairfax County Public Schools for sponsoring the event. 

Outstanding Elementary New Teacher

hanna nguyen

Hanna Nguyen, Fifth Grade Teacher
Garfield Elementary School

2019  Winner, Finalists, and Nominees

Past Winners

Award Criteria/Nomination Process

Outstanding Secondary New Teacher

aanand vasudevan

Aanand Vasudevan, Mathematics Teacher
South Lakes High School

2019 Winner, Finalists, and Nominees

Past Winners

Award Criteria/Nomination Process

Outstanding New Principal

Teresa Fennessy

Teresa Fennessy
Herndon Elementary School

2019 Winner, Finalists, and Nominees

Past Winners

Award Criteria/Nomination Process

Outstanding School-based Hourly Employee

Morgan Thomas

Morgan Thomas, Hourly After School Assistant
Rocky Run Middle School

2019 Winner, Finalists, and Nominees

Past Winners

Award Criteria/Nomination Process

Outstanding Nonschool-based Hourly Employee

Nikki Fulton

Nikki Fulton, Hourly Administrative Assistant
Special Services

2019 Winner and Finalists

Past Winners

Award Criteria/Nomination Process

Outstanding School-based Operational Employee

Celine Sinclair-Peebles

Celine Sinclair-Peebles, Instructional Assistant
Transition Support Resource Center Fairfax

2019 Winner, Finalists, and Nominees

Past Winners

Award Criteria/Nomination Process

Outstanding Nonschool-based Operational Employee

quang nguyen

Quang Nguyen, Field Services Senior Technician
Information Technology

2019 Winner and Finalists

Past Winners

Award Criteria/Nomination Process

Outstanding School-based Leader

Kemba Ephraim

Kemba Ephraim, School Counselor
Gunston Elementary School

2019 Winner, Finalists, and Nominees

Past Winners

Award Criteria/Nomination Process

Outstanding Nonschool-based Leader

Pamela Rose Walter

Pamela Rose Walter, Manager
Transportation Services

2019 Winner and Finalists

Past Winners

Award Criteria/Nomination Process

Outstanding Elementary Teacher

Lisa Rode

Lisa Rode, Sixth Grade Teacher
Kings Glen Elementary School

2019 Winner, Finalists, and Nominees

Past Winners

Award Criteria/Nomination Process

Outstanding Secondary Teacher

Heather Brueggen

Heather Brueggen, English Teacher
Edison High School

2019 Winner, Finalists, and Nominees

Past Winners

Award Criteria/Nomination Process

Outstanding Principal

jesse kraft

Jesse Kraft,
Coates Elementary School

2019 Winner, Finalists, and Nominees

Past Winners

Award Criteria/Nomination Process

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2019 FCPS Honors Program