Two staff members in the Bond County Community Unit 2 school district and one from Mulberry Grove Unit 1 were recently honored for education excellence.
Kristy Schaefer received the Illinois Education Association Excellence in Education Award for Region 5. She is a second grade teacher at the Greenville Elementary School.
Robin Elliott, an aide at the Pocahontas School for 24 years, was presented the Friend of Education Award from the Kaskaskia Region of the Illinois Principal’s Association.
From Unit 1, Chad Nelson received the Illinois Principal’s Association Outstanding Athletic Director Award.
In addition to being the athletic director for the high school and junior high, Nelson teaches physical education classes and coaches high school baseball.