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2024 Recipients

Deja O'Banion

Pyrtle Elementary
Special Education ParaEducator
Nominated By: Principal Becky Unterseher

Deja has made an amazing impact on our Pyrtle Family over the years. The love and patience that she demonstrates with our students is so heartwarming. She always has a smile on her face and a bubbling personality that is contagious for students and staff. She has been a great resource and leader with the start of Modified PE. Deja is that perfect example of what makes Pyrtle such a special place! Deja is a rock star helping with our students who need that extra support! She even helps out with after school clubs!

The Numbers

  • Schools Served

    60

  • Focus & Specialty Programs Served

    15

  • Students Empowered

    41,784

  • Teachers & Staff Supported

    7,500+

  • Funds Received This Year

    $1.20M

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