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Mrs. Torrey Receives BCSD Foundation Apple Award

Jessica Torrey, a first grade teacher at Jackson Primary, was presented with a BCSD Foundation Apple Award! She was nominated by Allison and David Chua who said, “Mrs. Torrey is a phenomenal teacher who makes every child feel like a star. Academics are only one part of her expertise. She inspires the children to reach their goals and not to set them low. Whether the student is struggling or excelling, Mrs. Torrey can meet them there and bring them to the next level. She is another mother to her little friends and when the school year ends each one knows he or she means the world to Mrs. Torrey and she will always mean the world to them. As parents, each day we felt like we were giving our son to a person who loved him as much as we do and could see everything that he had that lit up the room...and she made him shine." 

The BCSD Foundation Apple Award is given to a District employee or volunteer who is nominated by an individual or group for their extraordinary dedication and contribution to the District. Each award, a resin apple, is individually made by local artist Mark Jensen, making the award unique, as is the recipient. More information about the BCSD Foundation, the Award, and how to submit a nomination is accessible from the Foundation page on the District’s website.

Mrs. Torrey is pictured with Aden and David Chua.  A close up picture of the BCSD Foundation Apple Award - a marble-blue apple atop a wood base.