ANGOLA — Trine University’s Franks School of Education has honored several members of the graduating Class of 2020.
Alexa Ratkowski, an elementary education/special education dual licensure major from Bronson, Michigan, is the recipient of the Dr. Sue Van Wagner Excellence in Education Award. Named in honor of Sue Van Wagner, former dean of the Franks School of Education, the award is presented to a graduating education student who exemplifies dedication, determination and teaching effectiveness.
Four students received the Kent and Eileen Alwood Award for Student Teaching Excellence, given for exemplary performance in student teaching, specifically excellence in teaching knowledge, skills and professional disposition:
Renee Souva, an elementary education major from Bronson, Michigan