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LHWHS’s Griffith and District’s Jahnke Named STAM Outstanding Administrators of 2014

The Ladue Schools staff members pose for a photo.

Ladue Horton Watkins High School Principal Brad Griffith and Superintendent Dr. Donna Jahnke are the recipients of the 2014 Outstanding Administrators of the Year Award by the Speech and Theatre Association of Missouri (STAM). Griffith and Jahnke were honored and recognized at STAM’s annual banquet and awards ceremony on Sept. 26, 2014.

Griffith and Jahnke were nominated for their commitment to the speech and theatre programs at the high school and throughout the district. They were specifically commended for their dedication to securing funds for the program, their steadfast support of the programs – both in their current state and for overall program growth and development, their regular attendance at events, and their commitment to providing a strong speech and theatre program for students.

STAM solicits award nominations from members. Nomination packets include multiple letters of support as well as resumes of the nominees. A reading committee selects the award winners.

Pictured left to right are:  Speech and Debate Coach Molly Beck, Superintendent Dr. Donna Jahnke, Principal Brad Griffith and Theater Teacher Michael Pecka