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Johnsburg CDS announces Wall Of Fame 2014

Community achievement and academic success noted

The sophomore honors English program, in collaboration with board members, community members, teacher Katie O’Dell and Superintenent Michael Markwica, exhibited their commitment to create positive connections with the community with the 2014 Wall Of Fame.

The sophomore honors English program, in collaboration with board members, community members, teacher Katie O’Dell and Superintenent Michael Markwica, exhibited their commitment to create positive connections with the community with the 2014 Wall Of Fame. Photo by Mauranda Stahl-Sorensen.

  • written by Paige Guy

— Jane Teakle Klippel

Professional/Career Achievements: Jane graduated from Johnsburg Central School in 1948 and then went to Albany College of Pharmacy to become a pharmacist, graduating in 1952. Jane and her husband, Frank bought” Teakle Pharmacy” from her parents, only working in it for a short time. In 1966, Jane became the first woman to serve on the Johnsburg Central School Board of Education. Also, Jane became the first woman to serve on the Johnsburg Zoning Board. She was also a Boy Scout leader and taught as a Sunday school teacher at the local Baptist church. She is currently a member of the North Creek Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary.

  • written by Emily Persons

Frank E. Morehouse, Jr.

Professional/Career Achievements: Frank Morehouse, Jr. graduated from Johnsburg Central School in 1974 and attended Geneseo College from 1974-1978 majoring in Geology. He works for Warren County as the Superintendent of Buildings. He enjoys doing what he does and says, “It’s different every day and the day goes by fast.” He has also been a part of both the JCS Board of Education and the Johnsburg Town Board. He joined the school board in 1987 and served for twenty-four years. Frank loved being involved with the students of Johnsburg. He also was interested in keeping good programs an option for all the students. Frank joined the town board in 2008 and was on it for four years; he enjoyed being a part ofloca1 projects such as the development of Little Gore.

  • written by Sara Pierson

Galusha and Sons, LLC.

Professional/Career Achievements: Dan Galusha graduated from Johnsburg Central School in 1979. When Dan’s interest in the family company developed in 1976, the business was called E. Galusha, after his father, Eugene. In 1986, Dan and his brothers, Matt and Rodney, moved the maintenance portion of their business down to its current location in Queensbury. Their office stayed in their parents’ house until 2000. There were only two employees, Gene and his wife, Norma, when Dan began to help his father. His parents were married for 32 years before Gene passed away in 1991. Galusha and Sons is now the employer of more than 80 employees. Dan is involved in six other companies; three of them are also construction businesses.

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