2013 George Award Winner Announced!

8154Congratulations Morna Smith, our 2013 Spring Gala George Award Winner!

Smith has been incredibly dedicated to Columbus Montessori and its mission for many years. A previous Board President, Smith used a stellar combination of leadership skills, business acumen and compassionate perspective to guide the school during her tenure.

As an alum parent, Morna has helped to keep other alum parents invested in Columbus Montessori. She truly has a passion for the Center and its mission. Her passion is evident to all who know her.

The George Award, named in honor of George Neugebauer the husband of one of the principle founders of Columbus Montessori Education Center Linda Neugebauer,  is presented annually at the Gala to a Columbus Montessori volunteer for outstanding service and commitment to children. Mr. Neugebauer’s passionate support of the school is evident in the many volunteer hours logged in service throughout the years.

This year saw close to a dozen CMEC volunteers nominated for this prestigious award. It is a testament to the strength of our school community and the commitment of our volunteers that so many nominations were received.

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