Your Legacy.
Their Opportunity.

Enhancing opportunities by seeking and securing resources for projects, scholarships and programs.

Access digital copies of our district flyers.

Improving school-to-home communication by distribute school flyers directly to families digitally.

Grand Island Public Schools Foundation names Teacher of the Year winners

This morning, August 9 at the Grand Island Public Schools Welcome Back Ceremony six people were named teacher, staff member, administrator of the year winners by the Grand Island Public Schools Foundation.  The winners and categories follow:

Bianca Ayala
ELA, Howard Elementary

Lori Coble
Math, Walnut Middle School

High School
Jeff Vyhlidal
Vocal Music, Grand Island Senior High

Angie Runquist
School Social Worker, Skills Academy at Success Academy

Non-Teaching Staff
Pat Tatro
Para-Professional, Wasmer Elementary

Selena Wardyn
Assistant Principal, Walnut Middle School


The program is sponsored by First National Bank. The Foundation accepted nominations last spring from colleagues, parents, and students. More than 1,000 nominations were received for 337 individuals.

Media Inquiries
Jack Sheard, Marketing & Communications
308-385-5900 Ext. 1127