Congratulations to Deb Starkey for receiving the EMC Kakeland Reading Caravan Award and Kristee Bernd for "The Golden Apple", also a KAKE sponsored award (in part) given to teachers deemed exceptional!! Both awards came with $1,000.00!
KAKE CH 10 visited Kennedy Elementary on Wednesday to honor Mrs. Deb Starkey and award her a $1,000.00 grant for the Kennedy Library and it's reading program. The funds will be used to acquire reading materials and other resources. KAKE's Alyson Acklin read a short story (chosen by Mrs. Starkey) to the school. Also recognized was Kennedy teacher Kristee Bernd who was awarded "The Golden Apple", a program sponsored by Davis-Moore, Lane Enterprises, KAKE and the Project Teacher Organization and she too will receive $1,000.00 and it will be utilized for supplies in her classroom! Congratulations to both!!