BUSD Certificated Employee of the Year - Kasey Hoppes

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BUSD Certificated Employee of the Year - Kasey Hoppes

Mrs. Kasey Hoppes, who is a 13 year veteran of the Bellflower Unified School District, is an outstanding teacher whose skills and expertise have earned her the respect of students, parents, and teachers across the district.   Mrs. Hoppes consistently sets high academic expectations for her students, while at the same time providing them with the scaffolds and supports necessary to meet those expectations.  She willingly accepts constructive feedback and consistently goes above and beyond to learn and improve as an educator.  

In addition, Mrs. Hoppes is a leader on campus - actively participating on multiple committees, supporting her colleagues as a site instructional leader, and providing professional developments both at the site and district level.  Her daily work not only shows her love of learning, but also her willingness to step outside of her comfort zone and to continue to hone her craft for the betterment of the students and teachers both at Jefferson and across the district.  Mrs. Hoppes represents the best of the Bellflower Unified School District and works to build futures each and every day.

 Classified Employee of the Year - Kelly Harrison

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Classified Employee of the Year - Kelly Harrison

Kelly is an outstanding clerk at Bellflower High School and has worked for the Bellflower Unified School District for over sixteen years.  She is always ready to go above and beyond to support school efforts to improve student attendance. Her exuberant personality makes her an instrumental member of our team. When students or parents need help, they can be assured, they will be treated with respect, professionalism and empathy. Given her long history with BUSD, her colleagues look to her for advice and assistance.

In addition to her duties in the Attendance office, she has volunteered her time to help with the baseball program for the past eight years. Our Coach, Mr. Tripp, finds her invaluable. Kelly organizes the team’s fundraiser and serves as the team’s treasurer. He states that the students hold her in very high esteem. They admire and have the utmost respect for her. Kelly is the “ultimate team player” and a person who embraces the school motto: “Because Unity Creates Success.”