Two exceptional teachers will be recognized at The St. Louis American Foundation’s Salute to Excellence in Education Gala. The Golden Apple award is presented each year to two Newspaper In Education (NIE) teachers that excel in the ways that they have integrated The St. Louis American newspa…

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They are an assistant high school principal, a middle and high school science teacher, a high school band director, a high school English teacher, an advisor at a university, an elementary school principal, a secondary English language arts curriculum coach, and a high school special educati…

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In eight days (September 23), The St. Louis American Foundation will once again bring black glamour to America’s Center for the 30th Annual Salute to Excellence in Education Scholarship and Awards Gala. As per usual, hundreds of thousands of dollars will be given away to help students pursue…

When she was growing up, Kim Quain never doubted whether she was going to earn a college degree. Quain, now a college/career counselor at Hazelwood West High School, was raised by a single mother worked at General Electric in the factory for 42 years. Her mother, Jeanette Lewis, repeatedly t…