McKean names the 2016 Janelle Guriel Spirit Award recipient

Posted on June 1, 2016, in Academics, Lancer Life


McKean Elementary fourth grader Megan Grutkowski was named this year’s recipient of the Janelle Guriel Spirit Award. 

Nominees included Breanna Englert, Ryan Dedrick, Emma Czarnecki, Annika Semoe and Megan Grutkowski.

This award recognizes a fourth grade student who demonstrates the spirit of Janelle Guriel, a former General McLane student. Students selected for this award represent the GMSD Core Values, is responsible, respectful, fun to be with and safe, exhibits quiet leadership, has shown perseverance, enjoys writing and exhibits a positive relationship toward the environment.

This is the fourth year for this award. Previous recipients included Jackson Spires (’13), Brooke Simmons (’14) and Henry Salvo (’15).

Congratulations to Megan and all of this year’s nominees!