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Today's Students, Tomorrow's Teachers honored at ceremony

May 15, 2017 

Today's students tomorrow's teachers honoredThree Monticello High School senior students, Autum Bivins, Raheem Brown and Na-eelah Shackelford, were honored at the inaugural Mid-Hudson Region Today’s Students, Tomorrow’s Teacher’s (TSTT) Recognition Ceremony. The program, coordinated by Regional Program Manager, Aleta Lymon, enables students who are interested in a future in education to explore different aspects and areas of teaching while developing leadership and life-ready skills.

 The founder of the program, Betty Perkins beamed with pride as she addressed the students, who represented Monticello, Fallsburg and Ellenville, at the ceremony.

 “We have a lot to celebrate today,” she said.

Guest speakers included New York State Regent Josephine Finn, Senator John Bonacic and Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther, all of whom wished the students luck as they move into the next chapter on their life’s journey.

“Dream big and take action,” Regent Finn said, addressing the students. “Remember to fall on your back so that you always look up to know where you’re going.