WMS teacher recognized

PIERCETON — Whitko Middle School teacher Rochelle Leininger was honored at the district’s school board meeting Monday.However, the recognition didn’t come from school board members or administration, but a parent.Cathy Juricak works at Raytheon, a company in Fort Wayne. When the corporation offered a grant for teachers, Juricak nominated Leininger for the award. “She was a teacher to my kids who are now graduated,” said Juricak. “I know how special she was to them and to me as a parent. I thought this was the best way to honor her.”To read the rest of this story, see the Oct. 26-27 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.