News From Terre Haute, Indiana


June 3, 2012

NEWSMAKERS: June 3, 2012

Richard L. Antes and Daniel W. Antes, formerly of Terre Haute, and now of Nashville, Ind., have Won a NWFA Wood Floor of the Year Award. Distinctive Hardwood Floors in Nashville won the Best Limited Species category in the NWFA’s 2012 Wood Floor of the Year Contest. The announcement was made at an Awards Luncheon during the NWFA’s Wood Flooring Expo in Orlando, Fla.

The awards were developed to encourage and recognize innovative craftsmanship and design in wood flooring installations. This year’s Wood Floor of the Year Contest yielded 82 entries from three countries, including the United States, Canada, and Russia. Photos of the winning entries can be viewed on the NWFA’s website at

The National Wood Flooring Association is a not-for-profit trade organization of more than 3,000 wood flooring professionals working worldwide to educate consumers, architects, designers, and builders in the uses and benefits of wood flooring.

Kelly Educational Staffing, a specialty service of Kelly Services — a leader in providing workforce solutions — has selected Darla Trausch as “Substitute Teacher of the Year” for the 2011-12 school year in the state of Indiana. Trausch, a substitute teacher in the Vigo County School Corp., is being recognized for outstanding performance and service as a Kelly Educational Staffing substitute teacher.

All Kelly Educational Staffing substitute teachers receive regular performance feedback from permanent teachers and school administrators. Each year, Kelly Educational Staffing managers have the opportunity to nominate substitute teachers for this honor based on their performance and recommendations from school personnel. Trausch will receive a $100 bonus and becomes eligible for Kelly’s national Substitute Teacher of the Year honor. The national winner is selected from the state winners and receives a $1,000 bonus, as well as an additional $1,000 to donate to the school of their choice within the school district that they are servicing.

“Darla Trausch is very professional and dependable. We never have to worry about anything regarding the class she is covering in our building.” Rio Grande principal Susan Shackelford.

Kelly provides an staffing solution that includes recruiting, screening, orientation/training, scheduling, quality control and retention of qualified instructional and non-instructional staff. Kelly hires 12,000 new education employees annually, and provides substitute teachers for more than 1 million classrooms each year.

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