GES wins Sil­ver Ham­mer Award

Record Observer - - School -

GRA­SONVILLE — On Thurs­day, Oct. 6, Mary­land Comptroller Peter Fran­chot pre­sented The Sil­ver Ham­mer Award to Gra­sonville Ele­men­tary School.

The Sil­ver Ham­mer Award was cre­ated in 2010 by Fran­chot to rec­og­nize schools in Mary­land that have shown su­pe­rior school fa­cil­ity main­te­nance. This year, Gra­sonville was one of 24 schools pre­sented with this award and the only school in Queen Anne’s County to win this award.

Gra­sonville was built in 1995 and through the ef­forts of school ad­min­is­tra­tion, cus­to­di­ans, main­te­nance staff, and stu­dents they were able to score a 95 per­cent on the lat­est main­te­nance re­port which qual­i­fied the school for this dis­tin­guished award. In­spec­tors stated “Gra­sonville Ele­men­tar y is nicely main­tained and shows this staff has pride in this school.”

Spe­cial hon­orees that were com­mended and rec­og­nized in­cluded: Prin­ci­pal Carol Kamp, Di­rec­tor of Op­er­a­tions Sid Pin­der, Main­te­nance Fore­man Jim O’Don­nell, Cus­to­dial Fore­man and for­mer Lead Cus­to­dian David Carter, Lead Cus­to­dian Shirley Smith, Cus­to­dian Jamel New­man and Cus­to­dian Tim Robin­son.

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