(Columbus, GA)- Each Wednesday of the college yr, Kinetic Credit score Union and WRBL have the chance to award a really deserving educator. This week the award was introduced to Molly Wright of Rainey-Mccullers Faculty of Arts.
The artistic writing instructor spoke about how her household’s historical past in educating and the way that molded her ardour for instructing.
Nominated by Oliver Ellis:
‘I’m nominating Molly Wright as a result of she is a distinction maker and a trailblazer in our college. Molly got here to our college 4 years in the past with the will to encourage, and I keep in mind listening to nothing however glowing experiences from college students. That’s not widespread in my expertise for brand spanking new academics. Most academics take a while to acclimate to a brand new job, however Molly dived in headfirst, and the children responded. There’s a tenacity to her instructing and an infectious ardour that attracts college students in.
She began an after-school program known as the artistic writing membership that has met weekly for years. Via this membership, she has supplied a tremendous and important outlet for therefore many college students to specific themselves and be heard. College students have obtained scholarships and received cash as part of this membership as they submit their writing to competitions throughout the state. College students even have the chance to have interaction with the neighborhood by way of her lessons and this membership attending native poetry performances.
As a faculty of the humanities, we have now many alternative programs to supply college students from dance, to orchestra, band, images, 2/3D artwork, refrain, theatre, music manufacturing and principle, piano, guitar, and I’m in all probability forgetting some! But, Molly had the imaginative and prescient to develop her personal artistic writing main at our college, and now college students are creating their writing expertise and cathartically expressing themselves on a regular basis in grades 6-12.
Molly does a lot to fulfill the scholars’ wants at our college from volunteering to attending after college performances. She even brings fantastic visitor audio system to our college, together with one Pleasure Harjo who was the poet laureate of the US – the primary native American to take action. She even designed classes for every topic space to combine Pleasure’s poetry!
She is a masterful instructor who college students adore.
I see her as a greater than deserving winner of this award!’
Thanks for all you do Ms. Wright!