Barry University Adrian Dominican School of Education student Kendra Huff was recently named a winner of the prestigious William T. Dwyer Award for Excellence in Education at an awards ceremony on April 22 in West Palm Beach.
The William T. Dwyer Awards for Excellence in Education was established in 1985 to honor outstanding educators from public and private schools in Palm Beach County, Fla. Teachers from across the county are nominated by their peers at individual schools in one of five categories: Elementary Education, Middle School, Senior High, Special Programs and Career Education.
Huff, who is earning her specialist degree in education leadership at Barry’s Palm Beach location, won the award in the Senior High category. Huff is a teacher at Palm Beach Gardens Community High. She is a 14-year veteran teacher currently instructing students in tenth grade anatomy and physiology, and eleventh and twelfth grade zoology. Huff is scheduled to graduate in December 2014.
The Dwyer Awards is a joint project of the Economic Council of Palm Beach County and the Education Foundation of Palm Beach County to honor dedicated public and private school teachers and their quest to improve education throughout the state of Florida. Award recipients receives a $3,000 check and a personalized plaque