Memorial reading assistant Lisa Heatherly honored
Posted on 03/14/2016

Lisa Heatherly, Title 1 reading assistant for Memorial Elementary has been honored with the “Live Your Dream” award from McMinnville’s Soroptimist International chapter.

Heatherly won $2,000 to help with tuition at George Fox, where she is studying to become a certified teacher.  

The award noted Heatherly’s optimism, volunteer spirit, problem-solving skills and passion for teaching children to read.

She works with small groups from kindergarten through fifth grade on literacy skills ranging from phonics and recognizing sight words to inferring and characterization.