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UCPS October influencers shape futures with love and care

Union County Public Schools honored its latest influencers at the Oct.3 Board of Education meeting.

The Influencers program honors the enthusiasm, commitment and outstanding work ethic of UCPS staff members who consistently put in extra effort each day.

What makes this recognition special is that it's not decided by a select committee. Instead, it's the result of nominations from our staff, students, families, and community members. These are the people who see firsthand the positive impact these employees have on students and their peers.

The newest honorees are Barbara Fiallo, a kindergarten teacher, and Amanda Hurst, an instructional assistant, both from New Town Elementary.

The employees were celebrated for exemplifying the performance, dedication and teamwork essential to the success of the district and its students. They received a certificate, a UCPS Influencers shirt and an Amazon gift card.

Visit to read more about our winners or to submit a nomination.