Schools Foundation honors Educators of the Year with surprise announcements March 7

Courtesy Photos Brenna Vukovich, instructional aide, poses with a student after being named the Classified Educator of the Year.

  • Tuesday, March 14, 2017 1:58pm
  • Life

The Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation has announced the winners ofits annual Educators of the Year award. Katelyn Walker, Life Skills teacher at Mount Si High School, Emily Rourke eighth grade history teacher at Twin Falls Middle School, Emily Larson, fifth grade teacher at Cascade View Elementary School, and Brenna Vukovich, ninth grade instructional aide, were named in the high school, middle school, elementary school and classified staff categories, respectively.

Nominations came from colleagues, parents, and students and were evaluated by an independent committee of the Snoqualmie Valley.

These Educators of the Year will be publicly honored for their outstanding achievements at the Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation spring fundraising luncheon, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, March 23, at the Snoqualmie Ridge Golf Club.

The entire community is invited to honor these educators and to hear from students and teachers how the foundation’s funding affects classrooms across the Valley. Visit www.SVSFoundation.org for more information or to RSVP.

Katelyn Walker, a life skills teacher at Mount Si High School, accepts a basket of flowers from the Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation committee, which just announced she was the High School Educator of the Year.

Katelyn Walker, a life skills teacher at Mount Si High School, accepts a basket of flowers from the Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation committee, which just announced she was the High School Educator of the Year.

Emily Rourke, eighth grade history teacher at Twin Falls Middle School, is interviewed after hearing that she was named the Middle School Educator of the Year March 7. All the winning educators will be honored at the Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation’s annual luncheon March 23.

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