2010 Woodrow Wilson Awards Dinner: Remarks

(in speaking order)

Four WW Indiana Teaching Fellows spoke about their Fellowship experiences at the Woodrow Wilson Awards Dinner in Indianapolis on October 13, 2010. In addition, Governors Mitch Daniels and James Hunt spoke as recipients of major Woodrow Wilson awards.
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Rhoda Owolabi – 2010 Woodrow Wilson Indiana Teaching Fellow

Ms. Owolabi is introduced by John Jacobson, Dean of Teachers College at Ball State University.

Scott Knust – 2009 Woodrow Wilson Indiana Teaching Fellow

Mr. Knust is introduced by Chancellor Charles Bantz of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI).

Keith Manring – 2009 Woodrow Wilson Indiana Teaching Fellow

Mr. Manring is introduced by President Beverley Pitts of the University of Indianapolis. To learn more about Keith Manring’s experience as a WW Teaching Fellow, visit his blog, “Emerging Species.”

Candice Kissinger – 2010 Woodrow Wilson Indiana Teaching Fellow

Ms. Kissinger is introduced by Victor Lechtenberg, Vice Provost at Purdue University.

Governor Hunt Receives the 2010 Taplin Award

The Honorable James B. Hunt, Jr., former Governor of the State of North Carolina, received the Foundation’s Frank E. Taplin, Jr. Public Intellectual Award at the Woodrow Wilson awards dinner on October 13, 2010 in Indianapolis. Governor Hunt is a national education leader and has been a senior advisor on the Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowships.

Governor Daniels Receives the Woodrow Wilson Medal

Governor Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr. received the inaugural Woodrow Wilson Medal for Distinguished Service to Education. Governor Daniels has made education a priority for his administration and has significantly increased funding at all levels. He also led the way in creating the Woodrow Wilson Indiana Teaching Fellowship, making Indiana the first state to launch the Fellowship.


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