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    Press Releases - DEF's "Honor An Educator" program
    by: Linda Jagusiak
    (Posted 04/11/2012)

    DEF's “Honor an Educator” program

    Pay tribute to someone who taught you well by hanging an “apple” with your honoree’s name on it on the DEF "Honor an Educator Tree.” The person recognized could be a teacher, mentor, relative, friend, coach, advisor, scoutmaster, counselor, or other individual who was especially inspirational, motivating, or supportive. The charge is only $1 per “apple” and DEF will publicize the honorees throughout 2012.
     
     
    The DEF “Honor an Educator” program was successfully launched at the Salisbury Festival in 2012.  All are invited to recognize someone special in their life by participating in DEF’s new “Honor an Educator” program now.
     
    “I’m going to hang up an apple honoring my 11th grade English teacher,” said DEF board member Kat Harting, “She made me feel respected, which gave me energy to work hard in her class, which led to many other blessings. That was almost 50 years ago and I’m still grateful!” Harting adds, “We hope this program will grow each year because there are so many deserving educators.” 

    Proceeds from the “Honor an Educator” program will further DEF's mission to improve college access and success for residents on the lower Delmarva Peninsula.

    DEF helps people find money to continue their education.

    For more information about DEF’s “Honor an Educator” program, call the DEF office at 410-219-3336.