ERROR: Macro /header is missing!

Georgetown Middle custodian a finalist for national award

  • Wednesday, November 20, 2013

  • Updated Friday, November 22, 2013 3:00 pm

Photo provided From left, Tripp Hartley, Ashley Cameron, Lynette Pryor, Leveta Pierce, and GMS Principal Rosemary Gray.

Lynette Pryor, a custodian at Georgetown Middle School is a top ten finalist for the first Custodian of the Year award. The award aims to shine a spotlight on those who truly rule the school – the custodian, according to a press release from Cintas Corporation, the company sponsoring the contest. “We’ve received some amazing stories of heroism, compassion and friendship,” said Dave Mesko, senior director of marketing. Pryor, who has been with the district for 19 years “always has a smile for all of the children and teachers, and is loved by all who know her,” district officials wrote in her nomination form. “At our school she is one of our greatest assets. When other janitors have problems such as stripping and waxing their hall she helps them after she cleans her own and asks nothing in return. She believes in the “golden rule” and models to our children every day. She is a great role model.” Voting for the nominees continues until Dec. 2. Votes can be cast at the website www.cintas.com/janitoroftheyear. The 2013 Custodian of the Year will receive a $2,500 cash prize along with $2,500 in Cintas products and services for his or her school.

Comments

Notice about comments:

South Strand News is pleased to offer readers the enhanced ability to comment on stories. We expect our readers to engage in lively, yet civil discourse. We do not edit user submitted statements and we cannot promise that readers will not occasionally find offensive or inaccurate comments posted in the comments area. Responsibility for the statements posted lies with the person submitting the comment, not South Strand News.

If you find a comment that is objectionable, please click "report abuse" and we will review it for possible removal. Please be reminded, however, that in accordance with our Terms of Use and federal law, we are under no obligation to remove any third party comments posted on our website. Read our full terms and conditions.



South Strand News

© 2014 South Strand News an Evening Post Industries company. All Rights Reserved.

Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Service, Privacy Policy and Parental Consent Form.
150-02-88705