December GEM Award Winner - Skyla Thompson
Roosevelt December Winner - Skyla Thompson, 4th Grade Teacher
"I enjoy working for Wayne-Westland for so many reasons. One thing I love about our district is the proactive thinking the district embodies. I love working in a place that identifies opportunities for growth and acts on them well before they become problems. Wayne-Westland doesn't wait to follow suit, instead they are trend setters. I also love the sense of community we build here. Our district embodies growth, acceptance and achievement. I love that I and my family live and work in this community."
Mark Watson/Principal statement:
“Skyla Thompson, and her daughter, are superheros! Their actions to support a child who was hit by a car was amazing and an inspiration for all of us. We are all saddened that a child was hit by a car, but we are all so very thankful for Mrs. Thompson and her daughter's actions as they jumped into action and were heroes. As a teacher, Mrs. Thompson supports her kids each day as well as all kids in our school. Her ability to affect so many lives each day, as well as, leaping into action for a child who was hurt highlights why Mrs. Thomspos is a true GEM. We appreciate you Mrs. Thompson and thank you for everything you do to go above and beyond to help kids.”