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Mrs. Deering Receives Waxhaw Homes for Heroes Award

Congratulations Mrs. Deering!

On February 27, Mrs. Deering's class had an exciting break in her morning meeting.  A group from Homes for Heroes surprised the class with a special award for Mrs. Deering.  

Mrs. Deering was honored as the Hero of the Month by Waxhaw Homes for Heroes.  She received a gift bag full of gift cards and items that were donated by local businesses.  

receiving award

Mrs. Deering was nominated by Mrs. Williford, WUES Principal.  "Mrs. Deering is a has embraced our districts EmpowerEd framework and initiative," said Mrs. Williford.  "She is the 2nd grade team chair and has led them on their first PBL project.  The 2nd graders created ways to help others in the community that were affected by the hurricanes.  The students decided how they wanted to collect funds, items for pets, and people.  The students were successful in their campaign.  They learned their content standards while helping the community.  All of this happened under Mrs. Deering's guidance.  She gave students the opportunity to put their ideas into action."  

proud students

Homes for Heroes, Inc. is the largest nationwide network of affiliate real estate, mortgage, and local business specialists; committed to providing easy ways for heroes to save on a home. Shortly after 9/11, Homes for Heroes, Inc. was established to give back to firefighters, EMS, law enforcement, military (active, reserves & veterans), healthcare professionals and teachers for all they do.