Teachers recognized for service
Friday, October 8, 2010
The 2010 Catholic School Teacher Institute and Secretary conference was held Monday at St. Joseph Cathedral Parish and School.
The keynote speaker was Bob Smith, a member of the Order of Friars Minor-Capuchin since 1979.
Teachers hitting milestone years of service were recognized including: Sister Esther Becker at St. Peter Interparish School, 35 years; Joyce Cregger at St. Peter, Betty Fast at Immaculate Conception School, Judy Heinrich at St. Peter and Rose Thoenen at St. Peter, all for 30 years; Jo Ann Scheidt, Helias Catholic High School, 25 years; and Bruce Connor at Immaculate Conception, 20 years.
After celebrating Mass, teachers attended workshops with topics such as “Legal Lessons,” “Sports as Ministry,” “Getting a Grip on Kids Today” and “Using Technology.” Several exhibitors offered tools and information.