Longtime, up-and-coming educators earn scholarships
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Sandra Yoder, recipient of the Peggy Whitfield Scholarship, Barbara Kincaid, Scholarship Chair of CMREA, and Lindsey Cannon, who received the Ruby Sewell Wright Scholarship. (Special to the MDJ)
Sandra Yoder, recipient of the Peggy Whitfield Scholarship, Barbara Kincaid, Scholarship Chair of CMREA, and Lindsey Cannon, who received the Ruby Sewell Wright Scholarship. (Special to the MDJ)
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Cobb Marietta Retired Educators Association awarded three scholarships at its Dec. 12 meeting.

Sandra Yoder, the recipient of the Peggy Whitfield Scholarship, is described as an exemplary math teacher in the International Baccalaureate program at Campbell High School. Last year, Yoder posted record gains for her IB math class and exceeded the world average. This veteran of 27 teaching years is presently Campbell High School’s Teacher of the Year and is in the doctoral program at Kennesaw State University .

Lindsey Cannon, who received the Ruby Sewell Wright Scholarship, is a senior at Kennesaw State University in the Urban Education Program. She has maintained a 4.0 GPA in college and aspires to work with underprivileged children in urban elementary schools. For two years, Lindsey worked as a Supplemental Instruction Leader at KSU, offering math instruction to students needing extra support. She is described as being a “total package,” a natural teacher and a natural leader.

Brooke Patrick, the first recipient of the Fannie B. and Charlotte McClure Scholarship, is a junior at Georgia State University, pursuing an Early Childhood Education degree.

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