On Saturday four Olympia employees were honored at the statewide Those Who Excel dinner banquet. The banquet was held at the Marriott Hotel in Normal with State Superintendent Ayala presenting the awards. The Olympia staff that were recognized included Dr. Ed Jodlowski (Administrator), Rebekka Schwartz (Early Career Educator), Alex Hembra (Teacher), and Jerry Henderson (Education Service Personnel). Governor Pritzker was in attendance for the event. Dr. Wise, Assistant Superintendent O’Donnell, Board Member Carolyn Hansen, Principal Lee, Principal Rogers and OEA representative Stacy Goeke were also at the dinner to show support for our outstanding Olympia staff members. We want to congratulate each of our nominees on their outstanding achievement!