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Randolph Education Foundation ( REF ) Celebrates Annual Rock Stars Event at RHS

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RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph High School Commons was abuzz on Thursday June 15 for the annual Randolph Education Foundation ( REF ) Rock Stars Event, in which “teachers and citizens of the year” are honored for outstanding contributions to the Randolph Community.

The REF once again awarded $10,000 in grants to teachers through their next practices grant program this past school year. 

The grants provide an opportunity for Randolph faculty members to bring creative in the classroom in ways that will benefit students through specialized learning experiences.

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The mission statement of the REF is to “Harness the power of our community to create opportunities that inspire teachers to innovate and enable students to thrive”.

Guests were treated to an evening of celebration for the winners, including a catered dinner and dessert from Randolph Diner, and the chance to win a custom diamond and sapphire necklace donated by John Herold Jewelers.

The Rock Stars winners were all asked what their favorite thing about Randolph was, here are their words:

Carmella Ferrentino, Randolph high school educator of the year
“I enjoy working at Randolph high school primarily because of the great students I have had the opportunity to teach, but also because of the special relationships I have established with my colleagues and the administration.”



Christopher Scroggins Randolph middle school educator of the year
“All of our township schools are a source of pride and excellence within the community.  My proudest moment was when Dr. Copeland and an ensemble of dignitaries surprised me with the announcement that I was the 2017 RMS Educator of the year.”

Erica Rossman Center Grove school educator of the year
“I love the students, families, and all the people I am lucky to work with.  Each day I come into school, my students are excited and eager to learn.  I have so many wonderful colleagues that it makes coming to work every day so much fun.”

Christopher Kerr Fernbrook school educator of the year
“I love the diversity of my students.  I enjoy reading letters from students at the end of the year and being surprised by the little things that they appreciate.”

Trish Bourke Ironia school educator of the year
“I felt like I belonged here in Randolph from day one.  The community is so generous and kind. Our administration and teachers are passionate, dedicated, loyal, and driven individuals.”

Joanne Kesten Shongum school educator of the year
“I am lucky to have seen Randolph schools from the side of a parent and a teacher. I have had support from my colleagues, administration, and most importantly support and interest from the parents with whom I have worked.”

Jennifer Baxter, community volunteer of the year
“I love the spirit of volunteerism in Randolph.  All of the volunteer work I participated in has been part of a group, which creates a sense of community and coming together for the common purpose of helping others.”

Dr. Anthony Fusco business person of the year
“I love the people in Randolph, they foster a sense of community.  Randolph residence never fail to come together whenever there is a need, caring is contagious”

Katherine Kremins Rotarian of the year
“Randolph is perfectly placed in the state, you can be "down the shore”, in New York City, Pennsylvania, or Delaware, in no time. Here, Randolph blends nature, great restaurants, convenience, and terrific neighbors”

Angela Turi student volunteer of the year
“Whenever someone asks me about myself, I usually begin by describing my community of Randolph, because I believe that it's core values ( a focus on community and education ) have fostered me as a student, citizen, and as an individual.  Randolph will forever hold the memories of my beginnings”

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