Leaders for Learning Award Winner Announced
Lori Fender, third-grade teacher at Granville Elementary School, is the recipient of the 2014 Leaders for Learning Award given by the Licking County Foundation.
Principal Todd Rogers nominated Fender, because of her dedication to students and the profession.
At the surprise award ceremony held during class time on Monday, April 7, Rogers told Fender's students, "She is receiving this award because she is a great teacher who truly cares about her students and is a team leader for the building."
In his nomination letter, Rogers also expressed that Fender ensures every child in her class meets expected growth socially as well as academically. He stated, "Her ability to change the lives of those assigned to her class each year is especially moving."