CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A Jackson County student is the 2011 recipient of the Leadership Award, the highest honor awarded by the Future Educators Association.
Raven Hall, a senior at Roane-Jackson Technical Center and Ripley High School, created a literacy project, “Ready, Set, Read.” As part of the project, she volunteered in a mentally impaired classroom at Ripley Elementary School, where she led reading lessons and activities she designed. She received the award at the FEA’s recent national conference.
|West Virginia career technical students show off their top finish awards and certificates at the Future Educators Association National Conference.|
The Future Educators Association is an international student organization dedicated to supporting young people interested in education-related careers. As the co-curricular component of state-recognized Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs of study, FEA helps students develop the skills and strong leadership traits that are found in high-quality educators.
For more information, contact Susan Rice, coordinator of entrepreneurship education for the state Department of Education, at 304-558-6321, or the Office of Communications at 304-558-2699.