Honors and Awards
After-School Child Care Awards
Michelle Seligson, the former director of the National Institute on Out-of-School Time at Wellesley College in Wellesley, Mass., has received the Excellence in Leadership Award from the School-Age Notes Foundation, a Leawood, Kan.-based nonprofit organization that supports after-school programs and provides training for after-school care givers. The award is given in recognition of Ms. Seligson’s long career of research in the field of after-school child care.
National Child Labor Committee Awards
The National Child Labor Committee, a New York City-based nonprofit organization that promotes the well being and education of children, has awarded 10 recipients with the 2008 Lewis Hine Awards, in recognition of their work with children and youths. The recipients include the following:
California: Sherilyn Adams, San Francisco.
Connecticut: José Colón-Rivas, Hartford.
Florida: Freddie Barrett Rainwater, Gulf Breeze.
Kentucky: Stan Curtis, Prospect.
New York: Don Bluestone, Bronx; Gene Bowen, Warwick; Ronald E. Dukes, Rochester; Paulette Lomonaco, New York City.
Rhode Island: Chris and Ann Burke, North Kingstown; Steve Kidd, Pawtucket.