Grand Valley's College of Education will honor an outstanding educator during its convocation ceremony scheduled for Wednesday, April 28, at 7 p.m. at DeVos Place in Grand Rapids.
More than 300 graduates are expected to participate. The ceremony is a precursor to Grand Valley’s commencement ceremonies scheduled for May 1 at Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids.
Deborah Creswell, a third-grade teacher at Parkview Elementary School, will receive the Outstanding Alumni Educator Award. Creswell earned a master’s degree in education from Grand Valley in 1989. Creswell is being honored for her commitment to her students and for creating an Odyssey of the Mind team at Huntington Woods.