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Ellsworth Middle School honorees receive double the distinction

"Think big" was the theme chosen by Ellsworth Middle School's student council for this term and, when it came time to submit a nomination for their statewide organization's Administrator of the Year award, they did just that.

Students from the approximately 50-member council at EMS wrote a nomination supporting both Principal Paul Uhren and Assistant Principal Tim Brunner for the award, the winning pair said last week. Consequently, unlike past winners, the successful nomination means this year's award is going to a team instead of an individual.

Read more in the print version of the Herald March 9.

Bill Kirk

Bill Kirk was editor of the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth, from 1988 to February, 2015 and is now on staff as a reporter. He holds a bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He previously worked in the media distribution department at the University of Minnesota's Minneapolis campus and is past editor of The Tri-County News in Osseo, Wisconsin.

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