Iles, VanSoest receive LCSC’s 2017 Crystal Berry awards

Last Updated on May 26, 2017 by cassnetwork

There are so many Logansport Community School Corporation teachers going above and beyond for students.  LCSC is home to many outstanding educators who work countless hours to ensure their students’ success.  The LCSC Crystal Berry Award seeks to acknowledge one of those very special teachers each year.

Nominations were accepted in each building, and we are very pleased to announce the 2017 winner of the Crystal Berry, Mr. Bob Iles!

LCSC Crystal Berry Bob IlesMr. Iles has taught math for 11 years at Columbia Middle School.  His nomination states, “Mr. Robert Iles is the teacher I see when I imagine a model teacher.  He is personable, flexible, knowledgeable, and caring.  He understands that to truly reach young people, one must cultivate relationships.  Mr. Iles does this not only with his pupils, but with his colleagues as well.  Daily, he goes above and beyond for the students of Columbia Middle School, and I can think of no one more worthy of the honor of receiving the Crystal Berry Award.”
Logansport Community School Corporation would not be complete without the tireless efforts of our dedicated support staff.  From bus drivers to cafeteria staff, every position within LCSC is critical to ensure our students’ success.  An LCSC Crystal Berry Award is given to acknowledge one of those very special staff members each year.

Nominations were accepted in each building, and we are very pleased to announce the 2017 winner of the Crystal Berry for Support Staff, Mr. Brian VanSoest!

Mr. VanSoest has worked at LCSC for nine years.  His first year was at Columbia Middle School and the past eight have been at Logansport High School.

Mr. VanSoest’s nomination states, “Brian is always available and willing to help in any way.  He is the first to volunteer for any request- whether it is technically his job or not!  He is always pleasant, polite, and kind.  He is the type of employee who makes our school a better place.”

Mr. Matt Jones, LHS Principal says, “Brian does a great job of keeping one of the most visible locations in Logansport looking great, the Berry Bowl! He is always willing to help at a moment’s notice all over campus and goes above and beyond. He is an outstanding employee and person who is personable, caring, and always has a positive attitude.”

SOURCE: News release from Logansport Community School Corporation