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Cintas Reveals Top 10 Finalists in its Annual Nationwide Custodian of the Year Contest

Source: Business Wire

CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 19, 2019-- Who will take home the custodian crown? Hosted by Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ: CTAS), the top 10 finalists in this year’s 2019 Custodian of the Year Contest have true hearts of gold. In its sixth year, the Custodian of the Year Contest aims to draw attention to the extraordinary yet often invisible heroes who contribute more than cleanliness to create a healthy and fun learning environment for students and faculty. Now through April 19, the public is encouraged to vote for their favorite custodian at

“With nearly 4,000 nominations, our contest continues to grow every year, showing just how important school custodians are to their communities,” said Jillian Bauer, Marketing Manager, Cintas. “We received an extraordinary number of inspirational stories from school faculty, parents and students, making it nearly impossible to pick the finalists. This year’s top 10 go above and beyond all expectations and have made a positive impact on their schools, whether they’ve been working there for four or 40 years.”

The 2019 Custodian of the Year winner will be determined by the number of votes. In addition to bragging rights, the winner will receive a $5,000 cash prize along with $5,000 in products and services for his or her school from Cintas and Rubbermaid Commercial Products. A $500 cash prize will be awarded to each of the remaining nine finalists.

The top 10 finalists in the 2019 Custodian of the Year contest include (alphabetical order):

1. Angel AvilesMain Street School (Irvington, N.Y.)

2. Micah BootzSullivan Elementary School (Green Bay, Wis.)

3. Miguel CuellarMcKinley Elementary – (San Francisco, Calif.)

4. Howard EdwardsCardinal John Foley Regional Catholic School (Havertown, Pa.)

5. Aristeo FloresScotts Valley Middle School (Scotts Valley, Calif.)

6. Debi Hess – Berry Intermediate (Lebanon, Ohio)

7. Don KillingsworthSevilla West Elementary School (Phoenix, Ariz.)

8. Graham McVayTrenton High School (Trenton, Mo.)

9. Tim PersenaireKnapp Forest Elementary School (Grand Rapids, Mich.)

10. Nick SifuentesHogan Cedars Elementary School (Gresham, Ore.)

For more information about the Custodian of the Year contest, please contact Jennifer Petersen at or 630-779-1509. A high-res Custodian of the Year logo, as well as photos of the top 10 finalists are available via Dropbox at

About Cintas Corporation:

Cintas Corporation helps over one million businesses of all types and sizes get READY™ to open their doors with confidence every day by providing a wide range of products and services that enhance our customers’ image and help keep their facilities and employees clean, safe and looking their best. With products and services including uniforms, mats, mops, restroom supplies, first aid and safety products, fire extinguishers and testing, and training and compliance courses, Cintas helps customers get Ready for the Workday®. Headquartered in Cincinnati, Cintas is a publicly held company traded over the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol CTAS and is a component of both the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index and Nasdaq-100 Index.

Source: Cintas Corporation

Jennifer Petersen
Mulberry Marketing Communications

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