The Local Task Force Making a Difference Award committee has selected the following winners from the Marple Newtown School District.   


Adult: Mike Winterbottom (Nominated by : Marian McGee)

Student Winners: Christopher Husni (Nominated by: Dennis Reardon)

                                Curtis “Drew” Roehrig (Nominated by: Laura Risley)

Hero Award Winners: Julia Thomas (Nominated by Michael Winterbottom)

                   Dominic Stracciolini (Nominated by Debbie Ryan)

Legacy Award WInner: Jerry Rodichok (posthumously) (Nominated by Molly DiEnno)

The Making a Difference Award honors students and adults in the community who are leveling the playing field for children with disabilities. Honorees include students who have persevered and overcome significant challenges to be successful in their school setting. In addition, adults and students who have made significant contributions to the acceptance of individuals with disabilities are also honored.


Typically a ceremony is held (it was supposed to be at Paxon Hollow Middle School in April) to honor the award recipients; however, due to the current COVID-19 shelter-in-place order, the event was cancelled.  All of the winners have been contacted by the committee, and before the end of the school year, each winner will receive a certificate acknowledging their accomplishments along with a copy of their nomination submitted on their behalf.


Please join us in congratulating our winners on a job well done! 



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