Congratulations to Analesa Zimmerman, recipient of the 2016 Janice Jones Scholarship, an award of $800.
Analesa is a native of Portland, Oregon. She received her BA in Romance Languages from the University of Oregon, an MA in Spanish from Portland State University, and is currently completing her Master in Teaching from Lewis and Clark College. She will graduate in Spring 2016 with her MAT in Early Childhood and Elementary Education and ESOL and bilingual endorsements. Prior to beginning her studies at Lewis and Clark, Analesa received a Fulbright grant to Mexico as an English Teaching Assistant. She hopes to work in the Portland area as a dual immersion teacher in the 2016-2017 school year.
Thank you to all of the candidates from our AAEE-member universities for submitting an application. With an exceptionally high number of candidates, our 2016 Scholarship Selection Committee faced a challenging task. We wish all of you the best in your teaching endeavors--we know you will uphold the tradition of excellence represented by the Scholarship and AAEE.