‘Be Golden’ Staff Member of the Week: Cynthia Isenberg


Sarah Christofer

Mrs. Isenberg is the teacher for study hall in the library. She has three sons that preformed in the choral concerts and the musicals!

The “Be Golden” Award is a faculty and staff recognition program at the high school. It is given to a teacher or staff that is making a difference at Tyrone.

This award is given weekly by a faculty/staff member to another faculty/staff member. Whoever receives the trophy on Friday is responsible for awarding it to someone else the following week. The only criteria are to give it to someone who has done something to make the school a better place.

“With the Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) initiative in our school, we want to not only recognize students for being golden but staff members as well,” said Shannon Davis, the award program coordinator. “This is a way to personally thank people we work with every day, but don’t always have the chance to show them how much they are appreciated.”

Last week the award went to Principal Mr. Tom Yoder. 

He chose to give the award to study hall and library superior Mrs. Cyndy Isenberg

Mr. Yoder’s Quote:

“Cyndy Isenberg gets the Be Golden award this week.  Cyndy is always willing to take on any task asked of her.  She currently runs the copy room, is the study hall supervisor, and the library para.  Cyndy is a team player and makes a difference in everything that she does at TAHS.”

The Eagle Eye interviewed Mrs. Isenberg about being this week’s award winner:

Eagle Eye: Why did you go into education?

Cyndy Isenberg: “My education is actually in economics. I worked in retail for 15 years. After having children I was a stay at home mom for a few years. Mr. McNitt pulled me into volunteering with the cub scouts and I had also worked in scout camps while in High school and college and really enjoyed working with children and helping them achieve their goals. When the job became open at Tyrone it was a perfect way to mesh my love of kids and my education.”

EE: What makes Tyrone a good place to work?

CI: “I started working in the school district because I was raising my three boys and the school schedule was ideal with my family. I couldn’t ask for nicer coworkers. We all work together to help the students soar from the janitors to the school administrators.”

EE: What is your favorite memory at Tyrone?

CI: “My favorite personal memory was watching my boys perform at the choral concerts and musicals.  Every year I love watching the seniors and seeing how much they have matured and their excitement at starting a new chapter in their lives.”