You met Allie Marques last September when we told about her service project that is part of the program required of students in the Black Belt Teaching Corps.
She’s about big as a minute with a perpetual grin. One of those personalities who just lights up any room she is in. And soon, a very fortunate roomful of students will come under her care. I know her type. Nothing left to chance. They spend hours and hours each summer readying their classroom as if she were about to host a royal wedding.
Allie was the student who surprised me last week by presenting me with the gift from the first BBTC class.
And true to form, I got the following email note from her today: