The 29th annual UD Medals are coming, but not before we see some nominees.
Upper Dublin Township is looking for a few good men (and women) (and businesses) (and non-profits). Simply put, the township is seeking the best of the community. The Upper Dublin Medal awards are upon us, but first, the residents of the area needs to suggest some potential winners. According to the township's website, nominations are sought for the 29th annual Upper Dublin Medal in three categories: 1) Citizen Award 2) Educator Award 3) Business/Non Profit Award "The Upper Dublin Medal is perhaps the most well known and prestigious of all local awards," said the township's site. "If you have someone you would like to nominate – especially a teacher or administrator deserving of special recognition – please consider submitting the easy to …
Mermelstein has seen Heck's ability to reach children as both a student and colleague.
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
To honor this year's Upper Dublin Medal winners, Patch decided to reach out to friends and colleagues of the four individual honorees to share their inside perspectives. Yesterday we presented pieces on Sarah Hallowell and Bill Kim, Outstanding Students, and today we presented a piece on Outstanding Citizen Jules Mermelstein and this piece on Outstanding Educator Stephen Heck. Steve Heck and I arrived at Upper Dublin Senior High School at the same time in September of 1970. Yes, back then it was “Senior” high school, as it was only 10th to 12th grades. Of course, he was a teacher, and I was a 10th grader. I returned to Upper Dublin, this time as a teacher, when Steve was the Social Studies Coordinator, in September of 2007. I did not …