St. Louis, MO (KSDK) -- A St. Louis principal was surprised at school Tuesday with an award for her dedication and compassion for her students.
Wanda LeFlore, principal at Kennard Classical Junior Academy, was named a Peabody Logos Leader in Education for the 2011-12 school year. LeFlore strives for academic excellence and recently led her school to achieve both the Missouri Gold Star and National Blue Ribbon School designations.
Spokesmen for Peabody Energy surprised LeFlore at school Tuesday, and presented her with gifts and a $1,000 check while her students cheered her on.
The Peabody Logos Leaders in Education program rewards dedicated education professionals who inspire and motivate youth to succeed.
Nominations may be made at www.PeabodyEnergyLeadersInEducation.org.