WILLIAMS, Ariz. - An event to honor Williams community educators takes place Thursday at Young Life, Lost Canyon Auditorium from 5-6:30 p.m.
Shepherd's Ambassadors, the Williams Churches Coordinating Team, has planned the teachers appreciation evening and have invited all the schools in the area to participate. This includes Williams Unified School District (WUSD), Heritage and Head Start Schools, Main Consolidated School District, Ash Fork School District, Grand Canyon School District, and all home schooling organizations.
The one and a half hour event begins with an appetizer buffet from 5-5:30 p.m. Following the buffet will be a one hour program to honor local and surrounding area teachers.
Members of Shepherd's Ambassadors say the program will be an attempt to show appreciation, encouragement, and respect for the educators in these communities.They want educators to know those in the community value their work.
Bill Sutton, Judge Robert Krombeen, Cathleen Garrison, representatives from the Coconino County Superintendent's Office, Pastor Billy Martin, WUSD Superintendent Rachel Savage, and Williams-Grand Canyon News Publisher Doug Wells will all participate in the program.
Members of Shepherd's Ambassadors wish to invite interested community members, along with community civic groups, and churches to be a part of honoring all these schools' educators.
Shepherd's Ambassadors members are Dennis Smith, Jeanne Smith, Larry Schreiner, Linda Lopez, Mary Pfeifer, Barbara Parenteau, and Carol Gutshall.