crystal apple

The amazing staff of Kelso School District were well-represented at the Crystal Apple & Pillars of Strength Awards Ceremony on May 4. Our district brought home every award for K-12, a testament to what we already know—our team is simply the best.

Recognizing that a strong education system is critical to a vibrant community, the Crystal Apple Award is bestowed each year to educators for their outstanding service. Congratulations to:

  • Stefanie House – K-12 Classified Person of the Year
  • Kelli Stewart – K-12 Teacher of the Year
  • Scott Westlund – K-12 Administrator of the Year
  • Zoe Dieter – Lifetime Achievement Education Award

Congratulations, as well, to Tim Yore and Nancy Karnofski, who were nominated for Administrator of the Year and Teacher of the Year, respectively. We are so proud of all of you, and so grateful to have you as part of the Kelso School District. Thank you for all your amazing work in service to our students and each other.