The Distinguished Staff Award is the highest honor a Topeka Public Schools staff member can receive. In April, a reception is held to recognize all the DSA winners in the classified, certified and first year teacher categories.
Classified winners have been chosen.
Category Name School/Building
Custodial Catherin Southern Highland Park Central
Operations/maintenance Ron Moorehead Service Center
Office Personnel Carleen Lister Burnett Center
Support Staff Laura Maike Burnett Center
Food Service Patricia Adolphson Eisenhower Middle
Paraprofessional Julie Smoot Eisenhower Middle
The DSA selection committee will select certified winners in December and first year teacher winners in January.