Cindy Lutz, Health Technician at , has been recognized as’s September 2011 Classified Employee of the Month. Employed with the District since February 2001, Lutz was honored at the September 28, 2011 Board of Trustees meeting.
Affectionately known by her students as Nurse Cindy, Lutz was nominated by , who praises her expertise and caring demeanor. She reports, “While bandaging scrapes, providing ice-packs for headaches and administering required medications, Nurse Cindy uses her sense of humor and warmth to help students feel at ease. We at Kelly feel fully confident in the health and well-being of our children because of her skill and knowledge in dealing with everything from simple injuries to more complex situations that require a calm head and warm heart.”
Armstrong reveals that Nurse Cindy is Kelly’s famous Birthday Fairy. “Every Wednesday, the Birthday Fairy sings happy birthday over the school-wide speaker system to all children whose birthdays fall within that week. This summer, after learning that one student wondered if the Fairy sang to summer birthday kids, the Birthday Fairy called the girl at home to wish her a happy birthday! That’s going the extra mile to ensure that our students feel special.”
Ensconced in an office brimming with “cuddlies” for kids to hold, Lutz states, “I am so happy at Kelly. My own two children attended here and I love the children. They’re all so cute and I enjoy tending to their needs.”
Classified employees of the month are nominated by District administrators for consistently performing above and beyond in the scope of their jobs.
Press Release by CUSD