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PRESS RELEASE: MSJ Teacher Nominated for "Unsung Hero" Award

posted Jan 7, 2014, 8:07 AM by jbertelloni@msjvermont.org   [ updated Jan 7, 2014, 8:11 AM ]

Mount St. Joseph Academy teacher Sarah (Bride '99) Fortier has been nominated as an "Unsung Hero" in the St. Michael's College Teacher Recognition Program. The program honors teachers who provide their students with the academic skills and moral support necessary to be successful in post-secondary pursuits.

In addition to being a Social Studies teacher at her Alma Mater since 2006, Mrs. Fortier is also Dean of Students and Girl's Soccer Coach.

MSJ Principal Sandra Wilkes said "Sarah is a dedicated professional who truly cares about her students' academic success as well as their personal success. She is knowledgeable about the subjects she teaches and always has the best interests of her students at heart".

Congratulations Mrs. Fortier, and thank you.

Located at 127 Convent Avenue in Rutland, Mount Saint Joseph Academy is a college preparatory Catholic high school specializing in educating the mind and spirit for more than a century.  The MSJ class of 2013 won numerous accolades and the graduates received an average of over $100,000 in college aid.  The Mount’s tradition of academic excellence in the Rutland region dates back to its founding by the Sisters of Saint Joseph in 1882.  For more information,visitwww.msjvermont.org or call (802) 775-0151.