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Julie Wasilewski Receives Foundation Apple Award

Julie Wasilewski, a counselor at Jackson Primary, was presented with a BCSD Foundation Apple award. Mrs. Wasilewski was recognized by an anonymous nominator as “someone who goes ‘above and beyond’ with everything she does. It is evident that the students in our district are her first priority, and therefore she goes to any length to assure that all their needs are met. She is a strong advocate for our students and staff. Thankfully, through the breadth of her experiences, she is able to provide support to the families in our community. In addition, Mrs. Wasilewski can always be counted on to volunteer or participate at all events at Jackson Primary as well as throughout the school community, and she does so with the most welcoming smile. Her joyful personality is second to none, and something that contributes to her approachability. The BCSD is fortunate to have such a dedicated, caring and genuinely good-hearted individual working within its organization, as she continues to have a positive effect on so many lives.”


The BCSD Foundation Apple award is given by a member of the school and/or local community to a Batavia City School District employee or volunteer. In the opinion of those giving the honor of this distinction, the awardee has gone above and beyond in their role and is being recognized by one or more people for these accomplishments.

Local artist, Mark Jensen, makes each individual resin apple so, like the recipients, none are exactly the same. If you are interested in giving a Foundation Apple award, please submit your nomination form and $75 (payable to the BCSD Foundation, Inc.) to BCSD Foundation, 260 State Street, Batavia NY 14020 att: Allison Chua). Nomination forms may be found on our webpage (at under Quick Links).

The mission of the BCSD Foundation is to develop, procure, and manage resources, contributions, and educational funding and ensure that these will be used directly to support the City of Batavia School District, its population, programming, property development, and student scholarship funding. Community members with questions are asked to email us at

Julie holds apple award  . Close up of the blue apple award