JHS Employee Honored by WNY Educational Service Council

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Jamestown High School custodian, Andy Field, recently learned he will be honored at the Western New York Educational Service Council’s (WNYESC) 13th Annual Awards Banquet. Mr. Field will receive the Award of Excellence for Support Staff Services.

Nominations highlight how the nominee demonstrated dedication and exemplary service to the district and the regional educational community, how the individual demonstrated leadership, how did he or she make a difference in the district, and why he or she is an outstanding member of the district.

Mr. Field has worked for the Jamestown Schools for 38 years. From Mr. Field’s nomination, “Andy Field is an exemplary custodian, helper and friend…He has spent every weekday for the past 42 years at JHS (four as a student and 38 as an employee)…He takes pride in making the school look good…I believe he has devoted his life to making other’s lives better through a cleaner school environment and without recognition. Tomorrow, if I have a chance encounter with him in the hall, he’ll say ‘hi’ and continue autographing his work with excellence, just as he has done every single day for the past 38 years.”

“Andy is a great worker and person,” said JHS Interim Principal Dana Williams. “He is dependable, does whatever is possible to keep everyone happy and the building running smoothly, and always has a positive attitude. He’s a true asset to Jamestown High School. We congratulate Andy on this prestigious award.”

WNYESC is a non-profit educational organization affiliated with SUNY at Buffalo representing 70 school districts in an eight county region. For 12 years, it has sponsored an Excellence Recognition Program for support staff, teachers, administrators, superintendents, and board of education members. Those honored for this recognition have all had a very positive impact on their schools and school districts and the students they serve.