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Vicki Snell honored with Emerson Excellence in Teaching award

Vicki Snell honored with Emerson Excellence in Teaching award

Over 100 educators from the St. Louis-area were honored 2013 Emerson Excellence in Teaching Awards, one of which, a University of Illinois Urbana Champaign graduate, Vicki Snell. Recipients were selected by their schools’ administration to celebrate their achievements and dedication to the teaching profession. A ceremony and reception where recipients received Tiffany’s Crystal Apples was held at the Ritz-Carlton on Sunday, Nov. 10.

Snell holds a Master’s of Education from UIUC, and, along with the other recipients, has the opportunity to apply for a Gold Star Grant from Emerson, which will be presented in spring 2014. Honorees from this year and the past five years are eligible to apply for the competitive grants, which are designed to fund educational projects that reflect the pillars of the Emerson brand – technology, innovation and leadership. Since 2006, Emerson has awarded $350,000 to area teachers and schools through the Gold Star Grant program.   The Excellence in Teaching Awards program began in 1989 and is sponsored annually by Emerson, a diversified global manufacturer and technology leader headquartered in St. Louis. The Emerson Charitable Trust gave $9.5 million to 640 educational organizations and institutions globally for the year ending September 2013.

About Emerson
Emerson (NYSE: EMR), based in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and consumer markets around the world. The company is comprised of five business segments: Process Management, Industrial Automation, Network Power, Climate Technologies, and Commercial & Residential Solutions. Sales in fiscal 2012 were $24.4 billion.  For more information, visit www.Emerson.com.

 

 

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