Northwestern's SOEA gives Washington teachers a break

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Northwestern's SOEA gives Washington teachers a break

November 24, 2009

 SOEA at Washington Elementary
Student Oklahoma Education Association at Northwestern Oklahoma State University presented Washington Elementary Principal Tracie Leeper (right) with a certificate of appreciation during National Education Week indicating its support of what teachers do every day. Giving the teachers a break during lunch and recess on Friday are (from left) Emily Chockley, Madison Malone and Robyn Walker. Dr. Beverly Warden can be seen in the background helping in the cafeteria.
Members of Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s chapter of Student Oklahoma Education Association (SOEA) decided to give teachers at Washington Elementary School in Alva a break last week.

During National Education Week, the Northwestern students spent time at the elementary school working the lunchtime and recess duties.

Members also presented Principal Tracie Leeper with a certificate of appreciation to show their support of what teachers do on a daily basis.

Leeper said that they enjoy their relationship with Northwestern. A number of university students utilize the Alva schools in their observation classes, as well as serving as student teachers each semester.

Joining the group at Washington in the cafeteria and playground were Robyn Walker, Alva sophomore, SOEA president; Emily Chockley, Beaver freshman, vice president; Madison Malone, Valley Center, Kan., sophomore; and Dr. Beverly Warden, associate professor of education.
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