PRESS RELEASE: Catalyst Education Awards honor Southwest Michigan educators
Kalamazoo, MI – Educators from Southwest Michigan were recognized yesterday with Catalyst Education Awards during Catalyst University, a daylong leadership event hosted by the regional economic development organization Southwest Michigan First at Wings Event Center in Kalamazoo.
The Catalyst Education Awards received applications from teachers, principals and entire schools from across Southwest Michigan, competing in each of the three categories—school, principal and teacher— to be recognized for innovations and achievements in K-12 education. The 2018 winning educators recognized were:
- SCHOOL—Kalamazoo Regional Educational Service Agency, Kalamazoo, MI
- PRINCIPAL—Mike Barwegen, Principal, Tobey Elementary School, Vicksburg, MI
- TEACHER—Amy Cummings, Dowagiac Middle School, Dowagiac, MI