Freda Drath Battey

Freda Drath BatteyEducation

Freda Drath Battey was a CEHS student, studying education. She graduated in 1922. After she graduated, she taught in Ashland, NE. Freda's family has established the Freda Drath Battey Award in her memory. The "Distinguished Educator Award" is presented by the College of Education and Human Sciences. Freda dedicated herself to teaching and preparing students for what comes next. She was a distinguished educator, much like the recipients of her award. The Freda Drath Battey Distinguished Educator Award is given each year to an exemplary Nebraska secondary education school teacher. Candidates for this award are nominated by students in the College of Education and Human Sciences. The criteria for the award are "excellence in teaching coupled with recognition in other complementary education activities, such as counseling of students or initiation of student-oriented programs."
Many educators have won this award, starting in 1987. Follow the link to see a list of past winners >
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