The Messenger 04.30.08
SCHOLARSHIP AWARDED — The Jodi Woods Memorial Award was recently established at the University of Tennessee at Martin in memory of Jodi Woods, a special education major who died June 24, 2006. The award is given each semester to one graduating special education major who excels in student teaching by including and building self-esteem in students with special needs. The award was established to typify the warm and caring demeanor Ms. Woods exemplified. Ascenith Luker (left) of South Fulton was the spring semester recipient of the Jodi Woods Memorial Award. The funds from the award are given to assist the graduating teacher in stocking his or her new classroom. With Ms. Luker is Debbie Carden, cooperating teacher from Westview High School in Martin.
Ascenith Luker, Jodi Woods Memorial Award, special education, University of Tennessee at Martin