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Port Pride Recognition Awards

November 21, 2016, Port Jervis, NY - Port Jervis City School District Superintendent Thomas Bongiovi created the "Port Pride Recognition Award" as an opportunity for district employees to nominate any fellow staff member for doing something nice for a student, staff member or member of the public.  Recently, Superintendent Bongiovi visited each building and presented the winners with their certificates and limited edition "Port Pride Hershey Bar".

The first recipients of Port Pride Recognition Award:

  • Nicole Beam
  • Gretchen Brown
  • Brett Cancredi
  • Jody Case-Kennedy
  • Janine Chase
  • Nancy DeVries
  • Brenda Gonzales
  • Trish Halpenny
  • Mary Hansen
  • Bill Harris
  • Karen Howard
  • Wayne Hufford
  • Laurie Kahmar
  • Terry McGuire
  • Stephanie Murphy
  • Yulanda Murphy
  • Stanley Padgett
  • Sherri Patterson
  • Theresa Santiago
  • Doreen Semerano
  • John Wright
Superintendent Bongiovi with
Port Pride Award Winner PJMS Cook/Manager Bill Harris

The "Power of Thank You" can be very impactful for both the person receiving it and the person giving it, said Bongiovi.

This initiative is another outward way to promote Port Pride in our workforce and our community.

To nominate someone, click on the link HERE for Port Pride Recognition Nomination Form