December 6, 2023

West Side Education and learning News & Notes

Highland Pride Award winners introduced

Bernadette and Tony Yu Image courtesy of Highland Nearby faculties

GRANGER — Highland Area Schools’ Highland Pride Award winners Bernadette and Tony Yu, of Sharon Township, will be acknowledged with a reception at the Highland Board of Instruction meeting May 16 at 7 p.m. in the media heart at Highland Large University, 4150 Ridge Road.
Bernadette Yu, a third-grade instructor at Sharon Elementary College for 25 a long time, and her husband, Tony Yu, a lengthy-time local community volunteer, had been picked by a committee primarily based on nominations been given and in recognition of the unwavering commitment, enthusiasm and generosity they have shown to the learners and the neighborhood of Highland Educational institutions more than the yrs, in accordance to district officials.
According to 1 nominator, Bernadette Yu is an engaging and dynamic educator who makes use of technological know-how to encourage and instruct her pupils and is tireless in her endeavours to press pupils to get to their plans and go previously mentioned and further than. She has led the “hair team” for middle college and superior school musicals, structured the uniform space for the Highland Marching Band, volunteered for the Choir Boosters and Included Attraction, assisted with the Highland gymnastics crew and also served on the Services Advisory Committee for the new elementary colleges. She also has spearheaded various school-large fundraisers to benefit the district and group, reported district officials.
Tony Yu has helped load and unload devices is a band chaperone for outings and a driver on Tag Working day has been the president of the Highland Choir Boosters for the earlier a few yrs and is its former treasurer is associated with large university and middle faculty musical output and volunteers at state choir contests hosted at Highland High School. He is also a 3rd-12 months member of The Highland Basis Board of Trustees and at the moment serves as chair of the Assignments Evaluation Committee, which testimonials trainer grant awards requests.
The Yus also have served to sponsor and coordinate several fundraiser functions, observed district officials.

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