Thank you, MPSD Retirees!

Thank you, MPSD Retirees!
Posted on 04/19/2024
Mark your calendar for May 29, 2024 for the MPSD Retirees and Quarter Century Club Recognition Event

THANK YOU to our 2024 MPSD retirees - we are eternally grateful for all you have done to make a difference in the lives of our area youth!
ALUMNI STAFF of MPSD: Help us celebrate our retirees - and our newest Quarter Century Club members - at our May 29 event at the Capitol Civic Centre. We do not have contact information for all of our past retirees, so please help spread the word! 


The event will be held at the Capitol Civic Centre, 913 S. 8th Street, Manitowoc, on Wednesday, May 29 beginning at 4:30 p.m. with the award program to follow promptly at 6:00 p.m. To register, contact Laurie Braun at [email protected] or 920-686-4783.


Together, our 2024 retirees have a combined 304 years of service, spanning from five to 42 years, but the profound impact they have left on our district can not be measured. Congratulations and best wishes to these retiring staff members:


  • Karen Hinz - Riverview Elementary 5th grade teacher - 42 years
  • Allan Kanugh - Multi-Service Center maintenance (HVAC) - 34 years
  • Patricia Garceau - Monroe instructional aide - 34 years
  • Lisa McLin - Monroe Elementary 2nd grade teacher - 30 years
  • Dennis Rodewald - Riverview Elementary head custodian - 29 years
  • Donald Decker - Multi-Service Center maintenance (electrical) - 28 years
  • Teresa Theodorou - Lincoln High guidance secretary - 25 years
  • Paul Pendergast, Washington Middle art teacher - 23 years
  • David Bowman - Lincoln High chorus teacher - 22 years
  • Margaret Harley - Jefferson Elementary special education paraprofessional - 22 years
  • Tammy Kaufman - Lincoln High math teacher - 20 years
  • Todd Lotz - Lincoln High special education teacher - 18 years
  • David Tice, Jackson Elementary head custodian - 6 years
  • Nancy Sim, Madison Elementary special education teacher - 5 years

The latest staff members to join our Quarter Century Club (25 years of service) are: 

  • Barbara Augustenborg - Franklin Elementary
  • Lisa Bodwin - Washington Middle
  • Kathleen Boomgarden - Madison Elementary
  • Amy Davidson - Franklin Elementary
  • Rick Ducat - Lincoln High
  • Karla Hadler - Monroe Elementary
  • Todd Hadler - Lincoln High
  • Mark Romatowski - Washington Middle
  • Shari Schermetzler - Franklin Elementary
  • Teresa Theodorou - Lincoln High (retiring)
  • Sharon Wallander - Monroe/Riverview/Stangel Elementaries
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