Integrated Services recognizes exceptional staff with Mary Hull awards




Congratulations to outstanding staff nominated and selected for PSD's Integrated Services 34th annual Mary Hull awards.

The awards are named for Mary Hull, who worked in PSD special education for 21 years and retired as the assistant director of Special Education in 1983. The awards were established in 1984 to recognize those who have gone above and beyond to support students with disabilities.

The award winners are listed below. The Mary Hull awards ceremony be held at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, April 22. Watch on PSD TV YouTube >>




Collaborative Award winner is Sarah Bucko, Rocky Mountain High School


  • Karyn Choromanski – Kinard Middle School
  • Tamatha (Tammy) Garton – Cache La Poudre Elementary School
  • Angela (Angie) McDonald – Bauder Elementary School
  • Penny Stires – Lincoln Middle School
  • Gabriel (Gabe) Vigil – Boltz Middle School
  • Sarah Bucko – Rocky Mountain High School


Honorary Award winner is Heather Howe, Lesher Middle School


  • Carmen (Carly) Cooley – Eyestone Elementary School
  • Elisa (Lisa) Branaman – Lincoln Middle School
  • Joshua (Josh) Dorsey – Fossil Ridge High School
  • Joanna (Jodie) Dyer – Shepardson Elementary School
  • Kenya Gould – PSD Virtual
  • Megan Harvey – Rocky Mountain High School
  • Elizabeth Joseph – Webber Middle School
  • Pedro (Danny) Zuniga Torres – Poudre High School
  • Heather Howe – Lesher Middle School


Specialized Service Professional Award winner is Carrie Wiens – Eyestone Elementary


  • Heidi Curtin – Linton Elementary
  • Elizabeth (Liz) Blocksma – Bacon Elementary
  • Emily Moulton – Wellington Middle School
  • Sara Sadd – Cache La Poudre Elementary
  • Carrie Wiens – Eyestone Elementary


Integrated Services Teacher Award winner is Sarita Wise – Blevins Middle School


  • Madison Balue – Laurel Elementary School
  • Kate Buffington – Integrated Services District-wide
  • Christopher (Chris) Case – Fort Collins High School
  • Martin (Marty) DeValk – Poudre High School
  • Lora Kitchens – PSD Virtual
  • Alejandra (Alé) McGee – Fort Collins High School
  • Carolyn Shirley – Lincoln Middle School
  • Kimberly (Kim) Simone – Irish Elementary School
  • Cristi Thomas – Fossil Ridge High School
  • Sarita Wise – Blevins Middle School