Warren County Technical School hosted a special awards ceremony on Thursday, December 15th to announce the Teacher of the Year, the Educational Professional of the Year and the Educational Support Person of the Year. Graphic Arts instructor Vinnie Fattorusso earned the Teacher of the Year honors, Guidance Counselor Joe Orchulli was named Educational Professional of the Year, and Administrative Secretary Angela Galiano earned the award for Educational Services Professional of the Year.
Fattorusso is a 22 year veteran of Warren Tech and has served in many roles at the school. In addition to servingas the instructor of the Graphic Arts career program, Fattorusso also currently serves as a cheerleading coach and yearbook adviser. During his tenure at the school, Fattorusso also has coached girls basketball and soccer, has served as the Athletic Coordinator and as the Key Club Adviser.
“I’m grateful for this award,” said Fattorusso. “I’d like to thank the nominating committee, my fellow teachers and staff and most of all the students. I’m truly honored.”
Joe Orchulli who is also in his 22nd year at Warren Tech and his 50th year in education, was named Educational Professional of the Year. Orchulli currently serves as a guidance counselor at Warren Tech. Over the years at Warren Tech Orchulli has also served in many coaching capacities at the school. Orchulli has coached the Knights boys’ basketball team, the Lady Knights basketball team, the softball team, and the baseball team.
Administrative Secretary Angela Galiano earned Educational Services Support Person of the Year. Galiano is in her fifth year at Warren Tech.
Ms. Galiano salutes the crowd after accepting the Educational Support Person of the Year Award from Warren Tech Principal Mrs. Vogel.