Education Foundation presents computers to teachers recognized for technology in the classroom

The St. Lucie County Education Foundation, through its Teacher of Excellence Utilizing Technology Grant, presented laptop computers from corporate sponsor Dell, to honor teachers who are currently utilizing technology to both enhance the curriculum in an innovative manner and to motivate engaged student learning in the classroom. Northport K-8 principal Glenn Rustay made the presentations at the St. Lucie County School Board meeting May 28, 2013, to Weatherbee Elementary teacher Jennifer Lehmann, Northport K-8 teacher Jennifer Carey, and Lincoln Park Academy teacher Josephine Cappelletti. In addition, 2014 St. Lucie County Teacher of the Year Harry B. Williams also was presented a Dell laptop, and tablets were presented to St. Lucie’s 2013 Assistant Principal of the Year Susan Seal at Fort Pierce Central High School, and St. Lucie’s 2013 Principal of the Year Ucola Barrett-Baxter from Parkway Elementary School. Pictured, front row from left, are Susan Seal, Jennifer Lehmann, Jennifer Carey, Josephine Cappelletti, Harry B. Williams, Ucola Barrett-Baxter, and Education Foundation Executive Director James McKenzie. Back row, from left, are School Board chairman Debbie Hawley, Superintendent Michael Lannon, Cynthia Zeller and Andy Sakalian from Dell, Education Foundation president Michael Waninger, and Glenn Rustay.