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May 19, 2017

 

Ten
Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) educators have been chosen as finalists for the
2017 Hubbard Education Award, presented by United Way of Central Indiana.

 

Now
in its fourth year, the annual award honors teachers and principals who have
made a significant difference in the classroom and in the lives of students.
This year’s finalists were chosen from a pool of nearly 600 nominees.

 

On
Wednesday, May 31, three teachers and one principal will each be presented with
the Hubbard Award and $25,000. The remaining six finalists will receive $1,000
each. The awards ceremony will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Eiteljorg Museum, 500
W. Washington St. Mariama Carson, an award-winning educator and principal of
Global Prep Academy at Riverside 44, will serve as the emcee.

 

The
IPS teachers who are finalists for the Hubbard Life-Changing Educator Award are:

  • Maggie Brown, SITE Program
    at IUPUI
  • Michael Couch, Washington
    Irving School 14
  • Julie Herdman, SUPER School
    19
  • Katherine Hinkle, Newcomer
    Program
  • Sheila Long, Elder W. Diggs
    School 42
  • Genevieve McLeish-Petty,
    Northwest High School

 

The IPS principals who are finalists for the Hubbard
Life-Changing School Leadership Award are:

IPS Principals

  • Joyce Akridge, Carl Wilde
    School 79
  • Jeremy Baugh, Lew Wallace School
    107
  • Cristine Collier, Center
    for Inquiry School 70
  • Shane O’Day, Shortridge International
    Baccalaureate High School

 

A
volunteer committee of education experts reviewed the nominations and made the
final selections. The teachers and principals were reviewed on instructional
excellence, student achievement results, and how they invested in their
students’ overall well-being.

 

The
Hubbard Award is made possible by the Hubbard Family Foundation.