Surrey teacher gets Ivy League nod

Nella Amenta recognized with 2015 Yale Educator Award.

Fraser Heights Secondary teacher Nella Amenta

A Surrey teacher is among 51 teachers and 28 counsellors – and the only instructor from Canada – to be chosen for the 2015 Yale Educator Award.

Nella Amenta, a French teacher at Fraser Heights Secondary, was selected from 276 nominees from 15 countries.

The Yale Educator Recognition Program recognizes outstanding teachers from around the world who support and inspire students to achieve excellence and perform at high levels.

Students entering Yale this year had the opportunity to nominate teachers, and Surrey’s Yi Qing (Vicky) Liu, who’s attending the Ivy League Connecticut university, nominated Amenta.

A committee from Yale admissions officers reviews nominations and selects recipients.

For a full list of the winners, check http://admissions.yale.edu/educator-award

 

 

 

 

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