Former Women's Lacrosse Player Stands Out in Academic World
May 7, 2010
MISENHEIMER, N.C. - Jennifer Card, a 2004 graduate of women's lacrosse and physical education teacher at Unionville Elementary, has received the Terry Sanford Award for creativity and innovation in teaching from the North Carolina Association of Educators (NCAE).Card was nominated by her principal, Sharyn VonCannon for “going the extra mile at work, beyond her teaching duties.”
Examples of this include her work with Fit for Life Day, a community-wide health event held at the school; her fund-raising work for the American Heart Association; and her time spent in remediation and enrichment with students.
For her award, Card received a plaque and a $1,000 dollar cash prize.