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Congratulations to Kathy Steckel - YKSD Classified Employee of the Year!

Kathy SteckelKathy Steckel is one of YKSD’s unsung heroes who always gets her job done and does it exceptionally well. Her position as Payroll Technician affects all employees; never missing a deadline and always willing to go the extra mile to help YKSD staff.

Kathy is very dependable. When she identifies a need in the business office, she sets her work aside and fills in anywhere she can. She takes the initiative to see when others need help and steps in without being asked.
Kathy is always accommodating to anyone who calls and asks for her assistance. She’s extremely knowledgeable and a wonderful teacher. She has been with YKSD for 13 years and has filled several different positions faithfully. She is kind, helpful, humble, and always has a smile. 

Kathy has been active in her church for over 20 years- serving in rehabilitation and recovery programs.  In addition, she serves on her church board, homeowners association board, and is a busy mother and daughter who takes care of her family.

Kathy has a listening ear and is always willing to help work through issues and find solutions. She is a wonderful example of kindness and tolerance to everyone in the business office and to all who interact with her.  Kathy is very deserving of this award!