UNK Fraternity Receives Friend of Education Award

Cami Wacker
associate director of student development/retention, 308.865.8519

The Sigma Tau Gamma fraternity at the University of Nebraska at Kearney has received The Friend of Education Award from the Nebraska Association of Elementary School Principals. This award acknowledges contributions and also demonstrates appreciation of businesses, civic groups, and individuals that give support to elementary and middle level schools throughout Nebraska.

The criteria for this award is exemplary leadership in promoting public awareness of elementary and middle level education and efforts in providing special services and unique opportunities in these schools. Only one Friend of Education Award is given from each of the five regions in Nebraska.

The Sigma Tau Gamma fraternity has been working with Park Elementary in Kearney since 1999. The members have been providing support for the Park Parent Organization meetings, Curriculum Nights, and Field Days. They also read to the students in the classroom and have become role models for these students.