Yearly, we have the wonderful opportunity to award graduating students for their exemplified excellence throughout their studies. During the annual Graduation Celebration hosted by NYC Student Development, Trina Swindell-Thompson and Jasmine Quaye were honored for their excellence in academics and student teaching. The Manhattan SOE honored Jasmine Quaye with the Apple Award for Academic excellence. She possessed the highest GPA of the graduating seniors, 3.65, garnering her Magna Cum Laude distinction on her Childhood Education degree received May 8, 2010. Likewise, Trina Swindell-Thompson received the Excellence in Teaching award for her exemplary work during student teaching. Comments made by collaborating teachers and supervisors supported Trina's nomination for this honor.
We also salute Melissa-Ann Ramos, who graduated Cum Laude on her Childhood Education degree. Her diligence throughout her studies is affirmed by this honor. All graduates received a School of Education honorary pin citing their dedication to the School of Education principles: Service Academics Leadership Teaching.