Beichner and Carrow honored at CCPASR meeting
CLARION Clarion County Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees honored two Keystone School District employees at their membership meeting on May 16.
CCPASR's Lauretta Woodson awards recognize educators and support professionals who exhibit creativity, initiative or productivity relevant to the learning process and the growth of children.
Fred Carrow and Sue Beichner are this year's awardees.
Carrow was recommended by CCPASR member Janis Cicero. Cicero said, "Fred Carrow is an exceptional art teacher. He is a renowned artist of exceptional ability. He is loved by his students, always encouraging their talents. He also has a studio where he provides lessons in his spare time."
Keystone Principal Brad Wagner provided personal information for our awardees.
Carrow has taught high school art at Keystone for 31 years. He said that his favorite part of teaching is "working with my students and being able to share my knowledge and love of art with them."
He and his wife, Laurie, live in Oil City with their dog and two cats. They are the parents of Caleb and Madison.
Sue Beichner was recommended by Keystone parent, Jolene Ion. Ion said "I believe Sue Beichner does her job well as a secretary. She is very personable, smiling and greets you as you walk into the office. As far as I know, all the kids love her too."
Beichner has been the high school attendance secretary for 15 years. She and her husband, Todd, live in Shippenville. They have two children, Tyler and Alyssa, and she has two special dogs, Zoe and Bailey.
She said that her favorite part of her job is "seeing and interacting with our students on a daily basis."
Shawn Algoe, Keystone superintendent, said, "These are fantastic recipients as both make a significant contribution to their profession and for the community around them. We are fortunate to have them as employees."
CCPASR appreciates all that Carrow and Beichner provide to the education of young people in our county. CCPASR members enjoyed meeting their spouses, Laurie Carrow and Todd Beichner, and sharing lunch in The Bistro at Water Run.