She did not know it at the time, but Jennifer Backer-Johnson M’01, C’03, C’11, was always meant to be a juggler. These skills have come in handy as the superintendent for Lewiston-Altura School District 857.
Riley Sinn’s YouTube videos have gone viral. By using an equal measure of creativity and technology, Sinn, a 2014 secondary education alumnus of Saint Mary’s, is finding new ways to engage his students in his role teaching social studies at Lourdes High School in Rochester.
“Whenever I can raise student achievement, that’s No. 1,” Dr. Henton said. “That’s why I come to work every day. I want to create an environment where kids have the best opportunities possible to achieve their dreams. Our vision statement is to inspire dreams, build integrity, and instill hope in our students, our staff, our families, and our communities.”