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January Every Raven Staff Awards

Posted Date: 01/26/2024

January Every Raven Staff Awards

Celebrating our Every Raven, Every Day staff awards for the month. Congratulations to Karen Davila, Kathy Norman, Kristin Foreman, Jodie Kwast, and Meredith Phillips.


Special thanks to TFNB Your Bank for Life for sponsoring this award program. Nominate a Rapoport staff member or teacher here:


▪️ Karen Davila, District Administrative Assistant

Nominated by Katrina Carmean: “Karen is so calm and patient when dealing with issues in the business office. She keeps me organized and I wouldn't make it through a week without her.”


▪️ Kathy Norman, STEM Teacher

Nominated by Alexis Dawkins: “Ms. Norman is truly amazing in all that she does. She is such a kind-hearted spirit who has a true love for all of her children here at RAPS. She is always so helpful and respectful!”


▪️ Kristin Foreman, Special Education Teaching Assistant

Nominated by Jordan Strawser and Rachel Cady: “Mrs. Foreman shows up every day for our students. She is always willing to lend a helping hand. She makes my classroom so much brighter and flow so much nicer. I would not be as successful without her.”


“Kristin consistently goes above and beyond in her capacity with the SPED department. She KNOWS the students, SEES the students, and HEARS the students. All of these characteristics are displayed on a deep level. Furthermore, Kristin takes time out of her day to care for her teammates, whether it is to help prep for lessons or even just offer a listening ear. She is such an amazing person, inside and out!”


▪️Jodie Kwast, Special Education Teacher  

Nominated by Sarah Becker and Jennifer Crow: “Mrs. Kwast works hard every day to advocate for her students and make sure they have everything they need to be successful. She has helped me many times come up with creative solutions to challenges in the classroom. She is the epitome of what a Raven teacher should be!”


“She works with many students and is able to meet their independent needs. She is a team player and is always willing to help develop systems and plans to make our jobs easier.”


▪️Meredith Phillips, Instructional Coach 

Nominated by Kameron Jorgenson: “She has been amazing at stepping up to fill in the role of Instructional Coach for me and is always quick to respond or give help when I need it.”