Amy Lekey Selected As Barbara Hodgson Dream To Achieve Award Recipient
May 24, 2016
New York Elementary first-grade teacher Amy Lekey was
selected as the Barbara Hodgson Dream To Achieve Award recipient Tuesday
afternoon.The award, named after former
New York kindergarten teacher Barbara Hodgson, is presented to a New York
teacher who is recognized by his or her peers to possess great skill in the art
of teaching and demonstrates the virtues the New York staff strives to instill
in their students.
Lekey has taught first grade for nine years and joined the
staff at New York Elementary in 2011. The mother of two sons earned a
bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s degree in human relations in
addition to being certified to teach at the elementary level.
The award, which is administered by the Lawrence Schools
Foundation, was started in 2008 and Lekey became the ninth recipient.Hodgson was on hand to
present the award at an all-school assembly.
USD 497 is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate in its employment, admissions, placement, recruitment and educational practices and policies. Discrimination against any individual on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity is prohibited by Lawrence Board of Education Policy.