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Torey Heidelberg

Position: Safety/Emergency Preparedness Coordinator
School: University Place School District
School District: University Place School District
City, State: University Place, WA

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Torey Heidelberg was nominated by an anonymous colleague.

In the midst of this pandemic, Mr. Heidelberg has worked tirelessly to keep staff and students safe by procuring PPE and all of the safety items needed for staff, students, and facilities. He sets up safety protocols and works with various community and state agencies for a mutual benefit. He has worked with the district nurse, Corissa Kilga, as well as the facilities manager, John Danielson, to impact all staff and students by keeping them safe.

Comments (6)

Chris Grovdahl Posted over a year ago

Torey is such a good man and deserves this honor! He has served his country, he loves his family, he works hard, he donates his time and he has a good heart. We appreciate him and are so happy he is part of our family!

Marilyn Gordon Posted over a year ago

Torey was my neighbor; starting from his childhood to adulthood! He is worthy of this nomination! We are so proud of him and his accomplishments! Bestow this honor upon him!

Lisa Wallace Posted over a year ago

We love your sister therefore you are family to us! Congrats on this and a big thank you for all you do!!!

Nora O’Connell-Balda Posted over a year ago

Congratulations! Job well done!

Shelly Zimmermann Posted over a year ago

It doesn’t surprise me that Torey has been nominated. He is an amazing human being! I met him years ago when he coached my daughter and his daughters basketball team. He was one of the coaches over the years that truly believed in my daughter, to the point where she wanted to continue playing the game. He has a way of instilling greatness in others, while expecting them to do their very best. He has such a positive attitude no matter what is going on around him. He is a “life-giver” and I’m truly blessed to call him a friend.

Candice Heidelberg-Denison Posted over a year ago

Torey is my “Big” little brother. I have been proud of him since he was born, but don’t tell him all that. :-) He has always been a force to be reckoned with and I have seen him face adversity with grace, humanity, and determination. His leadership roles have grown throughout the years. Torey has always been an influential and confident leader from his high school football days, to his military service, to being a caring husband and father. In his current job at the University Place School District he is able to use a myriad of his skills to affect many. He is selfless and works tirelessly for all of the students, parents, educators, administrators, and staff to produce positive outcomes for all. I could not be prouder of his accomplishments. But more importantly our beloved Mother who was an educator in western Washington for over 30 years is undoubtedly looking down and smiling the biggest smile. Love you my Brother!