STRONGSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL SCIENCE TEACHER RECEIVES ADVANCE OHIO CRYSTAL APPLE AWARD - One of Twelve Teachers Recognized in Northeast Ohio
Strongsville, OH (April 15, 2016) - Strongsville High School science teacher, Mr. Joe Yuska, was awarded an Advance Ohio Crystal Apple Award. This annual award recognizes extraordinary teachers in our area.
Based on a nomination submitted by SHS senior Chris Vento, Mr. Yuska was selected as one of twelve teachers in the northeast Ohio area to receive the award. Part of Chris’ nomination included the following thoughts, “Mr. Yuska is deserving of the Crystal Apple because of his flexibility in teaching, creativity in his work, and willingness to help others . . . It is because of Mr. Yuska many students are pursuing careers in science and making the choices that they are today.”
“With so many great teachers in Strongsville, it is an honor to be recognized. The greatest honor for anyone is to be appreciated for your passion by the people you directly effect, the students. Strongsville is full of so many great students and Chris Vento is certainly one of them. He is an amazing kid with a real interest in science. It is an exciting time to be teaching in Strongsville. The community is showing a real commitment to education and the students are eager to excel. That combination makes teaching fun and rewarding,” added Mr. Yuska.
Advance Ohio Crystal Apple Award Winner & SHS Science Teacher Mr. Joe Yuska (L),
with SHS Senior Chris Vento (R). Chris nominated Mr. Yuska for the annual award.
The mission of the Strongsville City Schools, an excellent school district with a tradition of nationally recognized students and staff, is to ensure all students reach their fullest potential, through challenging curriculum and activities, provided by a highly qualified, motivated staff, in a safe, supportive environment with up-to-date facilities and technology - in partnership with the community.