November 15, 2022 – Collinsville Area Vocational Center instructor Akiya Perry was recognized today as November 2022 Kahok Educator of the Month. The award was presented by Edward Jones Financial Advisor Jason Rehg and CAVC Director Joe McGinnis.
In his nomination of Akiya Perry, Mr. McGinnis wrote:
The recipient of this award will be Akiya Perry. Ms. Perry is the department chair of the Family and Consumer Science Department. Mrs. Perry recently completed nursing courses to attain her RN in addition to her many other degrees. She is a life-long learner and a devoted educator. She teaches Child Development, Health Occupations, and is one of the CAVC Early Childhood Education Instructors. Ms. Perry is a co-sponsor of HOSA and takes students to competitions in the health occupations field. Ms. Perry is a selfless educator and she never ceases to amaze in finding new ways to give back to her students and the community.
Local Edward Jones Representative Jason Rehg sponsors the award each month during the school year to recognize outstanding educators in Collinsville CUSD 10.