by Sabrina Bergin, Principal Patuxent High School
Patuxent High School is proud to announce Dawn Benton as our Educational Support Person of the Year. As the Patuxent High School Nurse for the last fourteen 14 years, she has been invaluable to our staff and students. She has a big heart and works extremely hard every day.
Mrs. Benton’s warm spirit and positive attitude help shape the welcoming culture at Patuxent. She goes above and beyond to ensure that all students and staff get the support they need. She ensures that all appropriate staff are properly trained on the medical concerns of our students.
Mrs. Benton is exceptionally organized and ensures that every detail is perfect. She is compassionate and patient with staff and students alike and is always calm in any emergency.
Mrs. Benton is a mentor to many of our students and does more than her job description requires. Mrs. Benton exemplifies everything that is great at Patuxent.