Mrs. Jessica Knight-Stevenson has been nominated by her Principal for the 2013 Charter Excellence Awards, specifically the Illinois Charter Schools Classroom Hero Award. Mrs. Knight (as she is known by her students) has been the 5th Grade and Mentor Teacher for the past 4 years at Catalyst-Circle Rock Charter School in Chicago.
One of Catalyst's partnering organizations is the Kaupas Center in Chicago Lawn. They received a grant from PNC Bank to implement a healthy eating/cooking program that benefits many Catalyst-Maria students. Check out this link to see more.