Recipient Susan Sweney is based at Lufkin Road Middle School and has worked in the Wake County Public School System for the past 12 years. Her job is to work with students and families to tackle challenges outside of school that prevent students from doing their best in class—whether it be illness, poverty, or homelessness.
“If you could see the level and talent of my coworkers, it’s quite an honor,” Sweney said. “I’m surrounded by really great colleagues. They’re experts in what they do. It’s an honor even to be among them, let alone win the award.” Continue Reading . . .