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Steve Tonelson and Sueanne McKinney Garner Awards at Education Foundation Gala

On February 13 at a Norfolk Education Foundation gala, Sueanne McKinney and Steve Tonleslon were presented with A+ Community Partner Awards recognizing their meaningful partnerships with Norfolk Public Schools.

McKinney, an associate professor in Teaching and Learning, received the Rookie Achievement Award which is given to a new partnership that has exhibited exemplary achievement in one or more of the other award categories - (Innovative Award, Collaborative Award, Tutoring Award, Mentoring Award, and Summa Cum Laude Award).

Steve Tonelson, a professor in Communication Disorders & Special Education, was honored with the Norfolk Public School Board Service Award.

The Norfolk Education Foundation's Annual Together in Education Awards Gala and Silent Auction brings together the community to support the students, teachers and staff of Norfolk Public Schools. Held at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott, this was the organizations seventh gala.