|Building Named for Million Dollar Endowment Gift|
On Tuesday, May 28, The Alexander Dawson School was proud to unveil the first named building as part of the School’s Legacy Endowment Campaign, with the dedication of the G.B. Henderson Administration Building. This represents the lead gift to the campaign, a donation of $1,000,000 from the Alexander Dawson Foundation, with the administration building being named for the Foundation’s founder, entrepreneur and philanthropist Girard B. “Jerry” Henderson.
|Dawson Teacher Named Nevada History Teacher of the Year|
The Alexander Dawson School is proud to annouce that Linda Hudson, Dawson third-grade teacher, was chosen as the 2013 Nevada History Teacher of the Year by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, HISTORY®, and Preserve America. A panel of Nevada-based teachers, administrators, and academics chose Linda for her use of primary documents in the classroom, the level of inspiration that she provides to her students and her career achievements in education.
|Dawson Third-Grader Wins Stats Competition|
Carson McCue, Dawson third-grader, won the national American Statistical Association Poster Competition. This competition invites students to collect statistical data and present it in an easy-to-understand and aesthetically appealing poster. Students can create a survey or study to collect or their own data, or use archived data available publicly. Posters display two or more related graphics that summarize a set of data, examine the data from different points of view, and answer specific questions about the data.
|Dawson Alum Wins $20,000 Scholarship|
The Alexander Dawson School is proud to announce that Amanda Brazell, Dawson class of 2009, has won a $20,000 Foot Locker Scholar Award for demonstrating excellence in school, sports, and in her community.
|Glass Sculpture, Gift from the Class of 2012, On Display|
By Scott Clemson, Dawson Latin Teacher
Several years ago, a tradition began that each graduating class would give a gift to Dawson. Past class gifts have ranged from a bench by the bear fountain to equipment for the athletic department. The graduating class of 2012 decided to donate an original work of art for the campus, and ideas were then sought for submission.
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