LISBON — The Lisbon School Department honored community partners and volunteers for their assistance during the 2008-2009 school year recently in the Lisbon Community School cafetorium.

Administrators and staff from Lisbon Community School, Philip W. Sugg Middle School and Lisbon High School combined to host the event. Community Resource Coordinator Monica Millhime and co-host Marcia Bickford welcomed more than 200 volunteers, staff and family members.

“Over the last five years, the number of hours by our volunteers has grown 309 percent,” said Millhime. “Last year, the combined efforts of 763 adult and junior volunteers, along with more than 60 community partners, Lisbon school teachers and students received 15,546 hours of volunteer service.” 

Thirty-eight adult volunteers received the National Presidential Volunteer Service Award, 28 junior volunteers were recognized in the President’s Circle for Volunteering and 12 students received certificates for their hours of service. 

Adult volunteers receiving the gold award for more than 500 hours: Kathi Yergin, 665; Trisha Thebeau, 645; Mark Tupper, 600; Robin Tupper, 600; Jonathan Carsley, 527; Marilyn Curtis, 514.

Silver awards for 250 to 499 hours: Robin Roy, 447; Karen Whitney, 376; Donna Rimiller, 329; Amy Austin, 283; Monica Millhime, 265; Pamela Shane, 254.

Bronze awards for 100 to 249 hours: Ruther Couture, 223; Marcia Bickford, 212; Dottie Carsley, 206; Timothy Morin, 206; Tara Grondin, 203; Lisa Caron, 196; Carol Day, 196; Denise Morin, 188; Michael Crosskill, 144; Aspen Mikella, 144; Rod Hood, 140; Candace Barrett, 138; Annette Clark, 133; Carlene Iverson, 125; Tim Verrill, 125; Bobbi Hill, 122; Jim Millhime, 121; Kim Simpson, 118; Karen Erdmann, 112; Traci Austin, 108; Kendra O’Connell, 106; Maxine Shane, 106; Randy Bickford, 105; Christina Maney, 102; and Michelle Huston, 101 hours. 

Brian Craig, Lisbon High School young adult volunteer, received a gold award for more than 250 hours by contributing 256 hours. Silver awards went to Megan Craig, 198; Ashli Boucher, 176; bronze, Adam Thebeau, 113; Breah Erdmann, 101; and Kaylee Kowalczyk, 100 hours. 

LCS and PWS Junior Volunteer Presidential gold awards for more than100 hours went to Paula Caron, 160; Charles Roy, 146; Rachel Roy, 144; Spenser Thebeau, 118; Jack Caron, 110; Emma Randall, 110; Connor Craig, 109; Abigail Curtis, 102; and Erika Gardner, 101.

Silver: Monica Austin, 98; Lily Wade, 93; Loren Grant, 76; bronze, Sarah Craig, 68; Rebekah Nida, 68; Taylor Martin, 67; Taylor Plourde, 64; Breeann Sautter, 57; Brett Williams, 57; Kayla Wagner-Coughlin, 55; Kailyn Hill, 53; and Cody Campbell, 51. 

Certificates of appreciation: Alex Corey, Tim Dobson, Tony Dobson, Sarah Drottar, Laura Giraldo, Sarah Giraldo, Ashley Johnston, Sebastian Knickbocker, Laura Longley, Caitlin Ramsay and Lindsey Whitney. 

Brian Daly received an award as the JA Adviser award for the year. Daly assisted with three classrooms in the Junior Achievement Program. 

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