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LMS’ Taylor-Johnson Honored with 2015 Excellence in Education Award

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Congratulations to Ladue Middle School Associate Principal Tiffany Taylor-Johnson who received the prestigious 2015 Excellence in Education Award at the St. Louis American Foundation’s 28th Annual Salute to Excellence in Education Scholarship & Awards Gala!

The St. Louis American published a profile of Tiffany, which painted  painted a picture of Dr. Tiffany’s approach to education through her own word, and also aptly captured her personality and dedication to her students and to her school through vignettes.

Profile picture of Tiffany Taylor-Johnson“For me, school was the place that I felt connected,” Dr. Tiffany told the St. Louis American. “I felt a sense of stability and purpose. There were teachers, counselors and administrators who encouraged, made personal connections with me, and held me to very high standards. I vowed to one day do the same if given the opportunity.”

The black-tie event took place on Friday, September 25, 2015, at the America’s Center in Downtown St. Louis. In addition to the award and recognition, Tiffany received an educator grant for $500.

Tiffany has been with the Ladue School District since 2001 and also was recently named Middle School Principal of the Year by the St. Louis Association of Secondary School Principals.

Click here to see the full article by the St. Louis American.