(October 31, 2019) The Rochester City School District congratulates Edison Career and Technology High School Principal Jacob Scott and Nathaniel Rochester Community School No. 3 teacher Kimberly Brown who will be recognized at the Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.’s 97th Founders’ Day Scholarship Gala on Saturday, November 9, 2019, at the Italian-American Community Center.
As inaugural recipients of the Seven Pearls Excellence in Education Award, Jacob Scott and Kimberly Brown will be honored for their outstanding achievements as educators in the Rochester City School District. This award recognizes educators who have exhibited leadership above and beyond expectations on behalf of Rochester students. Recipients also demonstrate outstanding leadership in the school building, classroom, and through extracurricular support.
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., organized on November 12, 1922, in Indianapolis, Indiana, was founded on and continues to be committed to the tenets of excellence in scholarship, sisterhood, and service. From seven young educators, the sorority has become an international service organization comprised of women from every profession, now 85,000 members strong nationwide. The local chapter, Theta Omega Sigma, was established in 1999, serving the Rochester community for 20 years.