GES wins Silver Hammer Award
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.