Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Sarah Lentz is our new Person of the Year.
After receiving 51 votes, Sarah Lentz is our new Person of the Year! Lentz is a kindergarten teacher at the Barrows School in Reading. Four local people were nominated for our Person of the Year award: Lentz won with 51 votes. Here are some of the wonderful things readers had to say about the kindergaten teacher: Jeanene Brickhouse said, "Sarah Lentz is so kind, funny, and energetic - she is amazing! After only meeting her new class briefly at orientation she knew each of their names calling them in one by one on the first day of school! The entire first week my son came home saying "I have the best teacher ever!" Sarah makes learning fun and creates excitement in every activity. We are so lucky to have wonderful teachers like Sarah in our…
Friday, December 21, 2012
Who do you think should be our Person of the Year for 2012?
Earlier this week we asked our readers to nominate a local resident or someone affiliated with Reading or North Reading for Patch's Person of the Year award. After receiving over 2,000 votes last year, our person of the year in 2011 was Connor Doherty. Doherty is a Lance Corporal in the United States Marine Corps and was deployed to Afghanistan from March to October last year. Here are the nominations we received via email and social media for the Person of the Year for 2012: Please cast your vote for one of these people in the comments section below. Honorable Mention: We received nominations for Victoria Soto, the 27-year-old who died trying to protect her students at Sandy Hook Elementary School during the Newtown shooting. Although …
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Who should be the person of the year in Reading or North Reading?
If you could nominate a person of the year in Reading or North Reading, who would it be? After a close race, our person of the year in 2011 was Connor Doherty. Doherty is a Lance Corporal in the United States Marine Corps and was deployed to Afghanistan from March to October last year. Who would you vote for this year? Nominate a person from Reading or North Reading in the comments section below, and tell us why they should be the person of the year for 2012!