▪ Four chapters of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International presented $200 Beginning Educator Grants to 10 Durham Public Schools teachers in their first, second or third year of teaching.
The chosen teachers are Michael Amerto at Rogers Herr Middle School; Lindsay Bringman at Sandy Ridge Elementary; Amanda Briscoe, Kristin Cudquest and Jennifer Dutton at Riverside High; Catherine Given at Neal Middle School; Sparkle King and Saadia Owen at Bethesda Elementary; Artia Scott at Holt Elementary Language Academy and Nakesha Smith at Oak Grove Elementary.
▪ Jacequeline Mitchell, director of Certificate and Career Training for Corporate and Continuing Education at Durham Technical Community College, earned the Patriot Award for her support of military veterans working at the college.
She was nominated by U.S. Army Reserve Capt. Jeffrey Daye, an adjunct instructor at the school, for the U.S. Army Reserve’s highest award for civilians.
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