Lone Oak Elementary Teacher Receives Kentucky Education Excellence Award from Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
In a surprise award presentation, Jennifer Ellington a teacher at Lone Oak Elementary School was named as a winner of an Anthem Kentucky Education Excellence Award for teachers, staff, and administrators who have taken extraordinary steps to further education in Kentucky. In a special assembly, Mrs. Ellington, who did not know she was nominated, was surprised with the award, along with a $2,500 Anthem donation in her name to the school’s education fund. Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Kentucky launched the Education Excellence Awards to recognize the hard work and dedication of Kentucky teachers over the last two years. Ten award winners were selected from more than 400 nominations were submitted from across the state.