Exceptional Excellence: Governor Gordon and Superintendent Degenfelder Recognize Cindy Klein as a 2023 RISE Award Winner!

In partnership with the Wyoming Department of Education, the Recognizing Inspirational School Employees (RISE) Award honors classified school employees who provide exemplary service. Governor Gordon and State Superintendent of Public Instruction Megan Degenfelder presented the Wyoming winners with the awards this week.

"We are incredibly proud of Cindy Klein for being recognized with the Governor’s RISE Award. Cindy’s dedication and service to the students and staff of CY Middle School is commendable,” shared Superintendent Jennings. “Our exceptionally talented and professional employees in the Natrona County School District work diligently each day to provide and support exceptional learning environments for all students. Cindy is an outstanding example of the hard work and commitment our classified employees put forth daily to ensure educational excellence in Natrona County.” 

Natrona County Schools would also like to congratulate Judy Thornock, Aspen Elementary School Behavior Coach in Uinta County School District #1, on receiving the Governor's 2023 RISE Award.  

Learn more about this terrific celebration of employee excellence below:

News Release from Governor Gordon - 2023 RISE Award