Dana Bartkowiak, a second-grade teacher at St. Anthony Cathedral Basilica School, will receive the 2019 Reaud Excellence in Education Award at the Beaumont Foundation awards gala May 7.
Bartkowiak was chosen from nominations submitted by schools throughout Southeast Texas. The award celebrates and recognizes the contributions of teachers whose leadership and dedication inspire a spirit of learning in students of all backgrounds and abilities.
The gala will take place in the John Gray Library at Lamar University.
Bartkowiak is shown in the picture with Father Henry Sands, executive director of Black and Indian Mission, who recently visited St. Anthony Cathedral Basilica School.