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    In the district’s spring 2020 Employee Spotlight feature, we have highlighted three district employees. Faculty and staff were randomly selected from the district’s administration, professional staff and support staff. Here, you may find more information about Jen Brown, Trevor Montgomery and Judy Ripka.

  • Brown knew since she was in grade school that education was her calling. Saying she has always had a love for the underdog, the Bellefonte Elementary School principal finds her daily work rewarding while being able to witness and help students achieve their highest level of success, no matter what their learning style is. Click here to read more.

  • Getting into teaching was a natural move for Montgomery, a Pleasant Gap Elementary School third-grade teacher, who said he attributes that to growing up coaching and working with younger students who often looked up to him. He now has a family of his own where teaching the value of education is an important part of life. Click here to read more.

  • If there is one thing Ripka has more love for than anything else in life, it’s her family. Ripka is a secretary at Bellefonte Area High School, who also said she enjoys getting to know the many students who walk through the main office. Click here to read more.