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Cathy Dandurand Receives "Making A Difference" Award

Congratulations to Odessa Middle School Administrative Assistant, Cathy Dandurand.  Mrs. Dandurand has been chosen as the January “MAKING A DIFFERENCE” award winner for the Odessa R-VII School District. The District is excited to honor staff members who go above and beyond the call of duty through the "Making a Difference" recognition program!  Each month during the school year either a certified or classified employee will be honored for their part in implementing our district mission of preparing each student for a successful future. 

Cathy does AMAZING things at OMS.  Going above and beyond to spread positivity and "making a mark" here.

  • Cathy is one of the most positive and helpful people I have ever had the pleasure of working with. She always has a smile on her face and goes out of her way to be kind to everyone.
  • She creates a very warm and welcoming climate in the office for students, staff and parents.
  • The middle school office can be a very chaotic and busy place but Cathy has a way of remaining calm, being flexible and smiling through whatever the day brings.
  • Cathy does a great job fulfilling many duties and creating a very family oriented environment in our office.
  • She is a great assistant and team player, always lending a helping hand and volunteering to work several duties that need covered in our building

With her positive attitude, her passion for wanting to do a great job, and her heart to serve students, she MAKES A DIFFERENCE for everyone she comes in contact with everyday.


Cathy Dandurand Presentation Video