Melanie Mandisodza, center, congratulates Homewood District 153 school social workers Wendy Gatewood, left, and Tanya Duplessis, right, on completion of their Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) degrees. Not pictured is honoree Elizabeth Hackett. (Marilyn Thomas/H-F Chronicle)

District 153 recognizes accomplishments of four staff members

The District 153 school board on Monday, Nov. 14, gave special recognition to four staff members in Student Support Services who completed graduate work.

Dr. Sharon Perry, a school psychologist, was awarded a doctorate degree in school psychology with an emphasis in clinical mental health from Loyola University Chicago. She has been a member of the District 153 staff for eight years.

Melanie Mandisodza, left, director of special education in Homewood District 153, offers her congratulations to school psychologist Sharon Perry on her completion of a doctorate degree in school psychology. (Marilyn Thomas/H-F Chronicle . . .

Winter events



  • Nanny Nikki holiday music program at Flossmoor Public Library, 1000 Sterling Ave., at 11 a.m.
  • Miracle on Martin in downtown Homewood, 3 to 6 p.m.



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