Alumni Notes for May 2, 2011

Published May 2, 2011

Top teachers in Jackson recognized by Jackson Magazine

Three Eastern Michigan University alumnae will be recognized as "top teachers" in the next edition of Jackson Magazine. Karen Bollheimer (master's degree, curriculum & instruction) is a dental occupations teacher at the Jackson Area Career Center. Lisa Griffis (master's degree, theater & drama) is an English and theater/speech teacher at Jackson Christian School. Willow Jeffreys (baccalaureate degree, elementary education) is a 5th grade teacher at Miller Elementary in the Columbia School District.

Middle School Administrator of the Year

Mr. Troy Patterson, a principal at Woodworth Middle School in Dearborn was honored in March as the Michigan Middle School Administrator of the Year by the Michigan Association of Middle School Educators. Patterson received his MA in 1998 from the Educational Leadership program. Read the complete Press & Guide article.