Dixon Public Schools recognizes top employees with school year’s finish line in sight

Board of education fills officer positions and welcomes new member

Kimberly Munson, a teacher at Dixon High School, and Steve James, maintenance department, are honored as Dixon Public Schools employees of the year. Sarah Wilson, who was not in attendance, also was recognized. At right, board president Linda Wegner and board secretary Brandon Rogers.
Kathleen Schaefer accepts a handshake from Dixon Public Schools board President Linda Wegner after being inducted to the board of education to fill an unexpired term on Wednesday.
Dixon Public Schools' board of education poses for a photograph after swearing in new officers and filling a vacancy. Back row, from left: Vice President Rachel Cocar, Melissa Gates, Jon Wadsworth, Linda Leblanc-Parks; front row, Secretary Brandon Rogers, Kathleen Schaefer and President Linda Wegner.
Troy Taylor

Troy E. Taylor

Was named editor for and the Gazette and Telegraph in 2021. An Illinois native, he has been a reporter or editor in daily newspapers since 1989.