English teacher wins Empathy in Education Award
|Lassen Family Services child abuse counselor Shayla Ashmore, left, presents the Empathy in Education Award to Lassen High School teacher Rachel Vincent during the second annual Walk A Mile In Their Shoes event on Saturday, April 25.|
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Monday, May 11, 2015 - Described as someone “with a heart so big she carries her students inside of it,” and a person who cries with you, Rachel Vincent is this year's recipient of the Empathy in Education Award.
Each year, representatives from Lassen Family Services' Child Abuse Treatment Program seeks nominations to recognize school staff who are caring, compassionate, sensitive and look out for the needs of students.
Out of the 270 nominations received this year, Vincent received 120 of them, according to Shayla Ashmore, a child abuse therapist at Lassen Family Services.