At the May 25 meeting of the Front Royal Rotary Club, eight Warren County teachers were awarded "The Rotarian Award for Excellence in Educating Youth." The awards were presented by Doug Rosen, Chairman of the club's Career Information & Educational Excellence Committee and Pam McInnis, Superintendent of the Warren County School System. Criteria for selection of the teachers included setting high expectations for student achievement and supporting students in positive and esteem building ways. The teachers who received the awards are:
Amanda Estep, of E. Wilson Morrison Elementary School; Alexandra Amos, Leslie Fox, of Keyser Elementary School; Kathy Platter, of Hilda J. Barbour Elementary School; Nina Helmick, of A. S. Rhodes Elementary School; Anna Wadas, of Ressie Jeffries Elementary School; Jennifer Carter, of Warren County Middle School; Jeannie Tallent, of Warren County High School; Richard Follett, of Skyline High School.
Current Rotary President Pam McInnis congratulated the teachers and thanked them for their hard work and dedication to the Warren County School System.
More than 70 students in grades six to 12 at Randolph-Macon Academy packaged food for the hungry around the globe on May 3. Working in conjunction with Stop Hunger Now, the students formed an assembly line to package 20,000 meals in less than three hours.