Kendal Rinko '09 receives the Friend of Education Award
Kendal Rinko '09, Latin American Studies special major, received the Friend of Education Award from the Education Association of the Norristown Area. This award recognizes members of the community for their dedication and efforts to improve the quality of education of the children in the Norristown School District.
The teacher who nominated Kendal wrote: "We are nominating Kendal because of her commitment to see our ELL (English as a Second Language) students succeed. She has committed several hours a week to assist and interact with our ELL students. Her extra time has allowed our students an opportunity to comprehend much of the information being delivered and has elevated their self-esteem. She has become a mentor to our students and inspires them to achieve their goal of learning English."