NEW ALBANY, IN, (April 19, 2013) – The Indiana University Southeast School of Education will honor more than 150 outstanding students and future teachers for academic success at a ceremony next week.
The students will be recognized at the annual School of Education Honor Awards and Recognition Program. Also at the event, the School of Education will award the WHAS Crusade for Children campaign with a special recognition – “Friend of the School of Education.”
The program will be held on Monday, April 22, in the Hoosier Room at IU Southeast. A reception will begin at 4:15 p.m. followed by the award ceremony at 5 p.m.
Students who have received high distinction or distinction in academics will be recognized, as well as outstanding students in each of the School of Education disciplines and scholarship winners.
The “Friend of IU Southeast” award is given in recognition of special service by an individual or group to the School of Education. Crusade for Children CEO Dawn Lee will be on hand to accept the “Friend of IU Southeast” award at Monday’s ceremony.
IU Southeast has received WHAS Crusade for Children funding since 1976 for two purposes: To purchase materials and equipment for its lending library used by students and teachers to improve the educational experiences of children with disabilities in classrooms in the 14 counties surrounding the campus, and to fund scholarships for graduate and undergraduate students completing courses to become special education teachers.