Laurel Ridge Outstanding Employee Nominees & Winners

By Catherine Durfey
For Parents
December 07, 2022

Thank you for the many nominations of our amazing staff members for the FCPS Outstanding Employee Awards. We are pleased to announce the nominees in each category. 

Nominees for Outstanding New Teacher:

  • Mary Grace Grandfield Vinal
  • Letty Marquina

Nominees for Outstanding Teacher:

  • Amy Beck
  • Randy Hamm
  • Mary Kowalski
  • Leo Leonato
  • Morgan Martin
  • Kate Parsons
  • Sheri Ryder
  • Laura Spage
  • Megan Toland

Outstanding New Principal:

  • Megan Counts

After a committee review by another school, the winner for LRES Outstanding New Teacher is Mrs. Mary Grace Grandfield Vinal, and the winner for LRES Outstanding Teacher is Mrs. Laura Spage!  Their nominations, as well as the nomination for Mrs. Counts, will now move on to the Robinson pyramid for pyramid level consideration. 

We are so proud to work with all of the nominees, and we wish them all the best as their nominations advance through the nomination process!