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Kelle Kirkland Recognized by Genesis Group and First Source FCU

Congrats to Kelle Kirkland on your recognition for going above and beyond to make a positive impact in the lives of your students!

From the Genesis Group's website:

"Kelle Kirkland has been part of the Academic Itinerant Division at Oneida Herkimer Madison BOCES for over 11 years. As a Family and Consumer Science (Home and Careers) in the New York Mills and Westmoreland School Districts as well as the BOCES Middle Settlement Academy, her willingness to collaborate and contribute to the schools she teaches in has been exemplary. She has decorated school foyers, made costumes and props for school musicals, and guided her students in supporting numerous non-profits with their talents and treasure. She is adamant about creating programs that teach more than just her subject, but skills for life. She has been known to take students to visit colleges and help them fill out applications. If a student is in need, she is there to mentor, support and guide them in any way possible. She embodies the idea that every student can be successful and gives of herself so that students can reach their goals."