“At Communities In Schools, Unsung Hero is synonymous with dedication and commitment to serving students," says Gary Chapman, Executive Vice President
Arlington, Va. (PRWEB) January 23, 2015
Communities In Schools announced the winners of its annual Unsung Heroes Awards, given to honor site coordinators, schools, communities and local affiliates as the best across the country for their exemplary work in helping students succeed in school and achieve in life. One community, four schools and five site coordinators were honored.
“At Communities In Schools, Unsung Hero is synonymous with dedication and commitment to serving students,” said Dan Cardinali, president, Communities In Schools. “All of our honorees are inspiring and are true examples of going the extra mile and being the difference to a student’s success and in their lives. We’re thrilled to recognize their exceptional work.”
The Unsung Heroes Awards were created in 2007 to give national recognition to local schools, communities and Communities In Schools’ site coordinators for changing the picture of education in America. Communities In Schools’ Unsung Heroes are keeping kids in school, doing whatever it takes to eliminate barriers and never giving up, on anyone. The 2015 honorees were recognized at the Communities In Schools’ Leadership Town Hall, held in New Orleans, La., on Thursday, Jan. 22.
Links to videos and full profiles of each of the following 2015 honorees can be found on the Unsung Hero Awards page.
Elizabeth Crumpler, Communities In Schools of New Mexico
Kurt Haynes, Communities In Schools of South Central Texas
Michael Romero, Communities In Schools of Central Texas
Martha Serio, Communities In Schools of Kalamazoo, Mich.
Demona Warren, Communities In Schools of Atlanta
School of Excellence:
Arcadia Elementary School, Communities In Schools of Kalamazoo, Mich.
John Liechty Middle School, Communities In Schools of Los Angeles
Kennedy Elementary School, Communities In Schools of Mid-America at Northeast Kansas
Monroe Area High School, Communities In Schools of Walton County, Ga.
Community of Excellence:
Promesa Boyle Heights, Communities In Schools of Los Angeles