Lenore (L. E.) Kay ’69 (Psychology) worked for the New York City Department of Education as a special education teacher and then as a supervisor completing a professional diploma and school district administration. Last year, Lenore published her first book, “Life is What it is.” Her second book is titled, “Life Lines" and is scheduled to be published soon. She has written more than 500 inspirational cards to seniors quarantined in various nursing homes around the country since the pandemic began.
Elsa Maribel Batista ’00 (Spanish) ’03g (Humanistic-Multicultural Education) was chosen as Newington Public School Teacher of the year for 2020-2021 and was also a Semi-Finalist for the Connecticut Teacher of The Year Program for the 2020-2021 school year. "It was a true honor to have been chosen by my colleagues for this prestigious title," she said