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Dan and Amy Peters Recognized for their Work!

Congratulations to Selah School District supporters, Dan and Amy Peters, for receiving the Washington Association of School Administrators (WASA) Community Leadership Award.  The Peters’ were honored during WASA’s South Central Region Awards.    Dan and Amy Peters are honored for thier work in the Selah School District.

In receiving the award, the Peters’ were recognized for their achievement in chairing the Friends of Selah volunteer organization which works to promote the District’s Bond and Levy campaigns.  In February 2018, the Peters’ led the District’s bond campaign to replace and restructure John Campbell Primary School.  Their leadership efforts helped the bond pass the supermajority threshold, and, as a result, a new kindergarten campus broke ground this spring with a targeted opening date of August 2020.  Also, as part of the bond package a new first and second grade facility will be constructed.  In addition, the Peters’ led the District’s Enrichment Levy Campaign this past April, which resulted in levy passage.  The levy’s enrichment dollars are an important funding source for the District as they help fund what the State does not fund or does not fully fund.  Additionally, the Peters’ have also worked on various District committees and have supported community causes.   

Superintendent, Shane Backlund, said the District is grateful for the efforts of Dan and Amy Peters and their hard work, service and commitment to Selah Schools are respected and admired.

“Dan and Amy Peters are exceptional leaders in this community and for our schools,” said Backlund.  “Their commitment and hard work on behalf of Selah students and schools are greatly respected.  They have been unselfish with their time and efforts and they have been dedicated in everything they do to support the Selah School District.  Their work on District bonds and levies, and within the District’s educational system, is respected and admired and a working example of Viking pride.”