Education Instructor and Student Honored

Contact: Ralph Derickson

 

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A former student, Maria Louisecia Wilson, who is a 2004 graduate of Henry Clay, nominated Thompson for the award.

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 28, 2004) -- The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation named Ahenewa El-Amin Thompson, a chemistry instructor at Henry Clay High School, the 2004 Coca-Cola Educator of Distinction. El-Amin Thompson also is an education specialist student in the Department of Administration and Supervision in the University of Kentucky College of Education.

She was one of 250 educators across the country singled out for the honor, which recognizes outstanding teachers dedicated to providing education with an enhanced purpose.

A former student, Maria Louisecia Wilson, who is a 2004 graduate of Henry Clay, nominated Thompson for the award.


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