KINGSTON — Anne Lew, of Dallas, associate director of college guidance and history teacher at Wyoming Seminary College Preparatory School, received the prestigious Frances and Louis Maslow Upper School Award for excellence in teaching during the school’s 172nd commencement ceremony.
Lew received the honor in recognition of her effective teaching, support of the academic program and ideals of the school and positive influence on the lives of the students, said Kevin Rea, Sem president.
Lew joined Sem in 1996 as associate dean for student activities and student leadership and as a member of the history faculty. She also has served as an associate director of admission and in 2007 joined the college guidance department. At Sem she also previously served as assistant coach for the cross country and girls ice hockey teams, and has held leadership positions on the school’s accreditation committees.
In addition to her work at Sem, Lew has been very active in the Church of Christ Uniting, Blue Chip Farm Animal Refuge and the Wilkes-Barre Triathlon. She is a graduate of the Leadership Wilkes-Barre program and is a member of the Pennsylvania Association for College Admission Counseling.
Prior to joining Sem, she served as dean of students, head coach of the girls soccer team and geography teacher at St. Margaret’s School in Tappahannock, Virginia.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in in Russian language from Mount Holyoke College and a Master of Arts degree in education from Teachers College, Columbia University.