As always, the Senior Banquet was a big success, and this years Jamin B. Wilson 'Excellence in Education' awardees were thrilled. Jodi Haller and Josh Griffin each received a check for $2,500 from the Jamin Fund.

Jodi Haller was hired as the only D'Evelyn art teacher for the 1996-97 school year. She teaches every kind of art imaginable, including (Junior and Senior High) 2D and 3D art, Drawing, Advanced Drawing, painting, photo art, and multiple levels of separate ceramic and jewelry classes.

Josh Griffin is a former Social Studies (History) teacher at D'Evelyn who also coached both boys and girls swimming for approximately 5 years. He now serves at D'Evelyn as an Assistant Principal.