Mr. Walker, Volunteer of Year

Written by David Kelly on . Posted in Awards and Recognitions

walkerMr. Walker Receives His Award (Photo D. Kelly)Retired Twin Lakes Teacher Frank Walker has been chosen as the "Volunteer Teacher of the Year" for District 3 by the Indiana Retired Teachers Association. He taught for a total of 36 years and locally at Roosevelt Middle School, Meadowlawn Elementary School, and Woodlawn Elementary School.

Frank has been an outstanding volunteer in many ways each and every year since his retirement in 1996. He gives visitors guided tours of the Windmill Farm for White County Economic Development. He also serves on the Monticello Union Township Library Board and is often found shelving books. He is a Past-President of the White County Retired Teachers and is currently Vice President in charge of Publicity and Programs. As a church volunteer, you will find Frank cleaning the church, sending care packages to military and college students, organizing the Veterans' Breakfast, making plans for the community parking lot sale, visiting shut-ins, distributing communion, organizing Christmas carol sings, and helping plan new approaches for his church. As a youth volunteer, Frank is involved with sending Samaritan Christmas Boxes to children around the world, teaching confirmation classes, giving guided tours for high school students at the Windmill Farm, and tutoring math in the neighborhood. He also serves as the "Bingo Caller" at Monticello Health Care on the 4th Wednesday of each month.

As you can see, Frank is a very involved retired teacher in his community and has made a positive impact on many, many people. He continues to use his talents to enrich his community and is a definite asset to White County.

Mr. Kelly Honored!

Written by Frank Walker on . Posted in Awards and Recognitions

dave01(Click to zoom)At the Indiana Retired Teachers Association meeting in Indianapolis, David Kelly, a retired teacher from Twin Lakes School Corporation received an Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield clock award for his service in the community.

His service activities include:

  • president of the local White County Retired Teacher Association
  • a docent for the Wabash and Erie Interpretive Center Museum in Delphi
  • fund raiser for student scholarships for the local Kiwanis
  • deacon at the First Presbyterian Church, a bell ringer for the Salvation Army
  • legislative liaison for the Indiana Retired Teachers Association

Dave is a tireless volunteer and is a valuable asset to his community.