Calhoun County Schools selects its Employee of the Year. Staci Porter has been with the school system for 12 years and has served as a Para Professional to Pleasant Valley High School students. Pleasant Valley High School Principal, Mark Proper says she has an extremely large heart. Proper has worked with Porter for 6 years. He adds that she is upbeat, caring, and motivated to do all she can for the entire community. Proper’s co-worker and classroom neighbor, Shasta Dease has worked with Porter for 12 years and says she is a fun neighbor to have on the hall. Porter says that she believes her job is important because of the influence she has with children who need help. Her job is rewarding because she says there is not a bad student at the school and she hopes to make an impact on the kids’ lives. She says being selected as Employee of the Year means a lot. Porter was awarded a $500 gift card sponsored by America’s First Credit Union.