2021 Retiree Recognition

Miriam Lovett, Joanne Lombardi, Kim Norman, Virginia Manganiello, Deborah Doherty, Maria Sutherland and Astrid Denison

2021 Retirees Miriam Lovett, Joanne Lombardi, Kim Norman, Virginia Manganiello, Deborah Doherty, Maria Sutherland and Astrid Denison.

Mary Ellen Garcia, Maureen Morrissey, Laura Connors, Susan Gilbert, Julie Liebersohn and Jeannine Clark are shown.

2020 Retirees: Mary Ellen Garcia, Maureen Morrissey, Laura Connors, Susan Gilbert, Julie Liebersohn and Jeannine Clark. 

Lynn Sabia speaks at a podium as Deborah Doherty looks on.

2021 retiree Deborah Doherty is honored by MS Principal Lynn Sabia

Dr. Champ hands Maria Sutherland a commemorative apple as Lynn Sabia and the audience looks on.

2021 Retiree Maria Sutherland accepts a commemorative apple from Dr. Champ at the retirement ceremony.

Susan Gilbert speaks at a podium as Virginia Manganiello and the crowd look on.

Virginia Manganiello is honored at the retirement celebration by Principal Susan Gilbert. 

Kim Norman speaks at the podium as the audience looks on.

2021 Kim Norman speaks during the retiree celebration.

Joanne Lombardi speaks at a podium as the audience looks on.

2021 Retiree Joanne Lombardi was honored at the retiree recognition

Jim Hricay speaks at a podium as Astrid Denison and the audience look on.

2021 Retiree Astrid Denison is honored by Jim Hricay.

Jim Hricay speaks at a podium as Miriam Lovett and the audience look on.

2021 Retiree Miriam Lovett is honored by Jim Hricay. 

Laura Connors speaks at a podium as the audience looks on.

2020 Retiree Laura Connors speaks about her career in Pelham. 

Jeannine Carr speaks at a podium as Mary Ellen Garcia and the audience look on.

2020 Retiree Mary Ellen Garcia is honored by Jeannine Carr. 

Dr. Maria Thompson speaks at a podium as Julie Liebersohn and the audience look on.

2020 Retiree Julie Liebersohn is honored by Dr. Maria Thompson.

Dr. Fitzgerald speaks at a podium as Maureen Morrissey looks on.

2020 Retiree Maureen Morrissey is honored by Dr. Trisha Nugent Fitzgerald. 

Dr. Champ speaks at a podium as Jeannine Clark and the audience look on.

Former PMHS Principal Jeannine Clark, a 2020 retiree, is honored by Dr. Champ. 

Susan gilbert speaks at a podium as the audience looks on.

2020 Retiree and former Siwanoy School Principal Susan Gilbert was honored at the retiree recognition. 

District administrators and the Board of Education honored retirees from 2020 and 2021 at a ceremony held on Wednesday, June 2, 2021. At the annual celebration, which was extended to the 2020 retirees who could not be honored in person last spring due to the pandemic, District administrators spoke about the incredible careers of these employees. All retirees are also awarded a commemorative handcrafted wooden pen in recognition of their many years of service to the Pelham Public Schools.

2020 Retirees

Nancy Baird, Teacher

Janet Williamson, Teacher

Julie Liebersohn, Teacher/Staff Developer

Mary Ellen Garcia, Teacher

Maureen Morrissey, Teacher

Patricia Satalich, Teacher

Laura Connors, Teacher

Laurie Cusick, Teacher

Carla Matus, School Counselor

Jeannine Clark, PMHS Principal

Susan Gilbert, Siwanoy Principal

Patricia Rondina, Library Teaching Assistant

Svetlana Zhadanova, Data Analyst

Michelle Rivera, Nurse

Phil Chopak, Custodian

2021 Retirees

Deborah Doherty, Teacher

Joanne Lombardi, Teacher

Maria Sutherland, School Counselor

Virginia Manganiello, Administrative Assistant

Kim Norman, Library Teaching Assistant

Deborah Papageorge, Special Education Teaching Assistant

Maurizio Santini, Custodian

Ralph DeMasi, Safety Coordinator

Astrid Denison, Payroll/Benefits Coordinator

Miriam Lovett, Accounts Payable, Transportation Coordinator