Center Grove students and teacher to be honored by Spanish teachers association
2015) – Center Grove High School seniors Gabrielle Vanbuskirk and
Sabrina Maristela, along with their teacher Mrs. Kim Gill, will be honored by
the Indiana Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and
Portuguese during the association’s annual awards program on November 7, 2015.
Vanbuskirk and Ms. Maristela will each receive the 2015 Indiana Outstanding
High School Student of Spanish Award. The award is given to the top seven
students learning Spanish in the State of Indiana. Applicants for the award
must be high school seniors who have a grade point average of at least 3.7 and
have received outstanding grades in Spanish (A’s) during their first three
years of high school. The students must also have participated is several
Spanish-related activities during their high school career.
Gill will receive the Exceptional Teaching Impact and Motivation Award for
Outstanding Spanish teacher in the AATSP Indiana Award Ceremony. She was
recognized by both Ms. Vanbuskirk and Ms. Maristela as their inspiration and
motivation to study the Spanish language.Mrs. Gill is also a previous recipient of the prestigious Armstrong Teacher Fellowship from Indiana University.