The Virtual 2021 Excellence In Education Awards hosted by Friends For A Better Buffalo took place on May2.
This year’s outstanding awardees included:
•George Davis of Math, Science, Technology Preparatory- Music & Arts Teacher of the Year
•Timothy Aguglia of Lorraine Elementary – Special Education Teacher of the Year
•Kim Jones of Buffalo Academy for Visual & Performing Arts – Counselor/Social Worker of the Year
•Barbara Fitzgerald of Hamlin Park Claude & Ouida Clapp Academy – Support Staff of the Year
•Gabrielle Threet of Persistence Preparatory Academy (K-3rd Grade Teacher of the Year)
•Sara Basior of South Buffalo Charter – 4th thru 6th Grade Teacher of the Year
•Michael Meyer of School 81 – 7th thru 8th Grade Teacher of the Year
•Julia Davis of Harvey Austin -Teacher Aide of the Year
•Matthew Frank of McKinley Vocational – High School Teacher of the Year
•Wilfredo Garcia of Frank A. Sedita Academy – Assistant Principal of the Year
•Tanika Shedrick of BUILD Academy – Elementary School Principal of the Year
•Jeremy Howard of Harvey Austin – Substitute Teacher of the Year
•John Starkey of Lafayette International – High School Principal of the Year
•Sharon Sobierajski of Frederick Law Olmsted – Trailblazer of the year went to an educator with 50 years of teaching our youth.
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL THE OUTSTANDING AWARDEES!