2020 Award Recipient – Deena Little, MI Teacher
Mrs. Little exemplifies the values of the Mason Schools Foundation and continually goes above and beyond to support Mason City Schools. For over two decades Mrs. Little has dedicated herself to Mason City Schools, both in and out of the classroom. She started her career with Mason 21 years ago as a fourth grade teacher and went on to become a team leader. Deena is currently a gifted teacher at Mason Intermediate Elementary School where she works hard to challenge her students daily and to play to areas of their interest.
Mrs. Little‘s love for Mason City Schools continued even when taking a break from teaching to raise her three children with husband Darin. She has continually gone above and beyond in supporting the schools, not only as a teacher, but also as a parent and volunteer over the years. MSF is thrilled to be able to honor her with this award!
2020 Award Recipient – Amy Hammond, ME Teacher
Mrs. Hammond is a 4th grade gifted teacher at Mason Elementary School. She is currently teaching remotely from home to our online learners. She has taught in grade levels 2nd through 12th and has thoroughly enjoyed each and every classroom she has been in. Mrs. Hammond said, “I go into work every single morning excited to be there. I feel very blessed that this is the path I am on and I am very lucky that this is what I get to do every day!”
There is no question that Amy Hammond exemplifies the values of the Mason Schools Foundation and continually goes above and beyond to support Mason City Schools promoting academic excellence. This is why we are thrilled to honor her with this award!