The 2014 DENny Awards Ceremony

DENnyAwardThe prestigious DENny Awards were held last night with much fanfare. This annual event is an opportunity for your Discovery Education team to formally recognize some of the amazing things that members of the DEN community are doing. We know this is just a small sample of the greatness in the DEN, but are thrilled to be able to honor some of the fantastic educators transforming teaching and learning.

For those who missed the event, here’s the archive. Below it is the complete list of honorees.

Best/Most Creative DEN Event
DENGeocaching Day: Mark Case (NC)
Meet, Eat, Tweet, and Converse with the DEN at METC: Melissa Robison (MO)
DENaissance Fair: Judy Uhrig (NC)
Dining with the STARs (Belk Challenge): Ana Hale (GA)
DEN Gone Country: Tim Childers (TN)
Kansas City Music Experience: Cathy Mulligan (MO)
CAppy Hour: Brandon Wislocki (CA)

Cate Beck (CO)
Martha Howell (NC)
Andrea Keller (TX)
Dean Mantz (KS)
Lisa Parisi (NY)
Kristy Vincent (TX)
Zulma Whiteford (MD)

RJ Stangherlin Award – Best Individual DEN Blogger 
Rafranz Davis
Barb DeSantis
Erin Gannon
Melissa Spriggs

Rising Star
Michelle Joyce (FL)
Chris Layton (TN)
Jessie Beth Miller (TN)
Beth Mossholder (CO)
Tiffany Mumm (FL)
Marianna O’Brien (CA)
Peter Panico (NC)
Bill Steinbach (IL)
Stacy Vinson (TX)

Susan Bowdoin (NM)
Jessica Donaldson (SC)
Edie Erickson (MI)
Terra-Lee Gratton AB (AB)
Renee Henderson (MD)
Pam Inabinett (SC)
Krystal Irby (NM)
Cheryl Lykowski (MI)
Alison Schleede (NC)
Neene Shields (NY)
Kat Staton (VA)
Robyn Thiessen (BC)
Karen Zilhaver (FL)
DEN Ambassador Pilot Leads:

  • Terri Gaussoin (NM)
  • Krystal Irby (NM)
  • Tiffany Goldscmidt (AL)
  • Amy Hance (FL)
  • Delsia Easely (AL)
  • Karen Green (CA)
  • Cate Beck (CO)
  • Neva Moga (WI)
  • Alison Schleede (NC)
  • Loraine Morazzano (TX)
  • Melissa Lander (FL)
  • Laura Love (NV)
  • Leslie Sellinger (NV)
  • Robyn Thiessen (BC)
  • Marita Diffenbaugh (ID)

Community Choice

Best Balloon Arch 

Pre-service Seed Planter
Shelby Bailey (MO)

Dynamic Duo Award
Sandy MacDougall (NS)
Mario Eleftheros (NS)

Guide on the Side
Jan Abernethy (PA)

Creativity Champion
Tracy Carpenter (MD)

Pushing Buttons Award 
Brandon Wislocki (CA)

Spirit of the DEN
Sheila Fredericks (PA)

DEN Legend
Carmella Doty (MD)
Mark Perlman (PA)
Mary Carole Strother (TX)

Class of DEN 2014 Gurus
Sandi Dennis (GA)
Dennis Grice (CA)
Dacia Jones (NC)
Sandy MacDougall (NS)
Dave Tchozewski (MI)