Local teacher receives honor
COLUMBIA CITY — Mark Parker, a Columbia City resident who teaches at Wolcott Mills Elementary School, has been selected as an NEH Summer Scholar from a national applicant pool to attend one of twenty-one NEH Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshops.The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) is a federal agency that each year supports summer study opportunities so that teachers can work with experts in humanities disciplines.Parker will participate in a workshop entitled “USS Constitution & the War of 1812.” The one-week program will be held at the USS Constitution Museum in Boston and is directed by Sarah Watkins, director of collections and learning and Rebecca Crawford, manager of academic and family programs.To read the rest of this story, see the May 15 issue of The Post and Mail. Don't have a subscription? Call (260) 244-5153 or subscribe to our e-edition. For breaking news, sports updates and additional coverage, bookmark the homepage and find us on facebook and twitter.