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21st Century Educator Awards announced

EOU presents 21st Century Educator Awards, Oct. 6

Source contact: Kerri Wenger | Associate Professor of Education
541-889-8333 | kwenger@eou.edu

September 29, 2014

Ontario, Ore. (EOU) – Eastern Oregon University is recognizing alumni and their impact in the region through the 21st Century Educator Award program.

Jenny Dayton and Raeshelle Meyer are the first recipients of the new award and will be honored Monday, Oct. 6. A reception is from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Mountain time in the Collins Room at the Four Rivers Cultural Center.

Dayton graduated from EOU in 2000 and is the principal at Alameda Elementary School. Nicole Albisu, superintendent of the Ontario School District, nominated her for the award.

Meyer graduated in 1999 from EOU’s onsite teacher preparation program in Ontario. She is the director of student services at Four Rivers Community School and was nominated by the school’s executive director, Chelle Robins.

“The 21st Century Educator Award recognizes EOU graduates who choose to serve communities in our unique region, and who also serve diverse 21st century students and families with distinction,” said Kerri Wenger, associate professor of education at EOU’s Ontario center.

For more information about the award program or recipients, contact Wenger at 541-889-8333.