Gloria Mendez, a custodian at Dorris Jones Elementary was selected as SSC’s Employee of the Year! SSC is the company Rockwall ISD contracts custodial services through. In order to be chosen, a custodian must first be selected as employee of the month. These employees are picked based on customer service, attendance and a number of other characteristics.
“Gloria is always there. She’s reliable and never misses a day,” said Michelle Garcia, the custodial contract manager for SSC. “She is a remarkable person and is a hard worker. She’s definitely a GEM.”
“We are so fortunate to have Gloria Mendez. She does an outstanding job and always goes above and beyond,” said Teresa Twedell, principal at Jones Elementary. “Not only does she meet the entire campus custodial needs, she is always kind and helpful with the students.”
After winning, Gloria Mendez was asked how she felt about winning and she said, “It made me very happy and was a total surprise. I wasn’t expecting it. I always work hard for the teachers and students and I am very grateful and want to thank the staff for noticing my hard work.”