LAKEWOOD, Colo., Oct. 6, 2017 () — William Howard Taft University is pleased to announce the 17th Annual Roger J. Duthoy Scholarship recipient is Linda Spreitzer from Milliken, Colorado. Mrs. Spreitzer is the principal of Knowledge Quest Academy, a rural Colorado charter school. She was the unanimous choice of the scholarship review committee, which was impressed with her demonstrated leadership, perseverance, and creativity in overcoming obstacles within her growing charter school. The scholarship is valued in excess of $20,000, and includes all tuition and fees.
Prior to joining Knowledge Quest Academy, Linda was a classroom teacher for many years before becoming the Dean of Students at another institution. Through her classroom and administrative experience, she was able to acquire functional knowledge of the needs of the students, teachers, and administrators. Her passion for education led her to Knowledge Quest Academy where she utilized her experience to overcome challenges and grow her institution into a successful and inspirational charter school.
William Howard Taft University is proud to recognize Linda Spreitzer’s unwavering dedication to education with the Duthoy Scholarship.
Due to the significant number of applications, Taft University also awarded partial scholarships to Jason Morgan of New Mexico and Matthew Taylor of California.
Jason Morgan is the Assistant Principal for The Academy for Technology and the Classics in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Jason steadfastly believes in the unique role charter schools play in the educational system. Due to his dedication to innovation, we are confident that Jason will be able to consistently advance in his leadership of charter schools.
Matthew Taylor is the Director of Data and Analytics for the Fortune School of Education in Sacramento, California. He is dedicated to providing educational opportunities to all students. He has worked within education research, education programs, and evaluation departments within the California Department of Education, and has also worked as the Director of Research within the California Charter School Association.
About William Howard Taft University
For over four decades, William Howard Taft University (www.taft.edu) has offered distance learning graduate degree programs to students throughout the world. Presently, the University offers nationally accredited programs, including the Master of Education and Doctor of Education with the option of three concentrations: Leadership and Management, Technology and Leadership, and Charter School Administration. The W. Edwards Deming business school offers a Bachelors completion program, four MBAs, a DBA and a Masters in Taxation.
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