Education Student Receives Honor

Jesse M. Rodriguez Jesse M. Rodriguez
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Jesse M. Rodriguez, a K-12 special education major from Grottoes, Va., was one of only two Virginia students selected from the 37 teacher preparation colleges and universities in the state to receive a $1,000 award and scholarship from the Virginia Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (VACTE).

The scholarship, which is based on overall grade point average and recommendation from the education department, is also heavily determined by the candidate