KPBSD appreciates dedicated staff who will depart this year!

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District celebrates the commitment and service these retiring employees contributed, each with fifteen or more years in the school district. Each of you has made a difference, THANK YOU!

20-0519 Retiree Thank You
Name School Years Position
Dave Daniel Mountain View Elementary 34 years 4th Grade Teacher
Steve Klaich Nikolaevsk School 32 years Mathematics and Science Teacher
Gregory Reser Skyview Middle School 32 years Custodian I
Jeri McLean Paul Banks Elementary 31 years Kindergarten Teacher
Carole Nolden Connections Homeschool 31 years Administrative Secretary I
Clark Whitney Skyiew Middle School 30 years Secondary Language Arts Teacher
Debbie Tressler District Office 28 years Administrative Secretary to the Superintendent/Board of Education
Korenna Ortiz Soldotna Elementary 28 years Special Education Intensive Needs Aide
David Carpenter Kenai Alternative High School 27 years Social Studies and Physical Education Teacher
Edith Staley Redoubt Elementary 27 years Food Service Manager I-S / Food Service Cook / Kitchen Assistant
Dave Michael Tustumena Elementary School 26 years 4th Grade Teacher
Kent Peterson Soldotna High School 26 years Band and Choir Teacher
Deborah Sounart Kenai Central High School & Kenai Middle School 26 years Band Teacher
Pamela Rugloski Homer High School 25 years Mathematics Teacher
Anisia White Voznesenka 25 years ELL Tutor
Robert Clucas Kenai Central High School 25 years Head Custodian III
Deanne Pearson River City Academy 24.5 years Mathematics Teacher
Daniel Verkuilen Kenai Middle School 24.5 years Science and Art Teacher
Joe Rizzo Nikiski Middle-High School 23 years Language Arts and Drama Teacher
Kevin Harding Kenai Alternative High School 22 years Special Education Resource Teacher and General Education Teacher
George Richard Kelso Nikiski North Star Elementary School 22 years Physical Education Teacher
Ted Riddall Kenai Central High School 22 years Physical Education Teacher
Kellie Steiner Kelso Nikiski North Star Elementary 22 years School Secretary III
John Pothast District Office 21 years Director Innovation & Strategic Planning
Heather Swanson Soldotna High School 21 years Language Arts Teacher
Lynn Temple West Homer Elementary 21 years Special Education Intensive Needs Aide
Lorraine Hibpsham Skyview Middle School 20 years Read 180 Teacher
Beth Fowler Soldotna High School 19 years Guidance / Career Assistant
Karen Fine Fireweed Academy 18 years Kindergarten Teacher
Linda Hampson Homer High School 18 years School Counselor
Hionia Konev Kachemak Selo School 18 years School Secretary II
Darla Wales District Office 17 years Administrative Secretary II
Priscilla Mott K-Beach Elementary 17 years Food Service Cashier
Geraldine Habighorst Soldotna Elementary 17 years Food Service Cashier / Kitchen Assistant
Carol Thomassen Seward High School 16 years School Secretary III
Randall Neill Soldotna High School 15 years Assistant Principal
Emily Sims Kenai Central High School 15 years Family and Consumer Science Teacher
Stacy Owens Susan B. English School 15 years Custodian I
Deanna Leslie District Office 15 years Administrative Secretary II/Directory Secretary
Rebecca Paul West Homer Elementary 15 years 4th Grade Teacher