SEF is pleased to announce that Heights Art Teacher, Alex Mellman is the 2018-2019 Lee Flaxer Award Recipient. Mrs. Mellman has been teaching since 1999. She embodies everything that the Lee Flaxer Award stands for. It was noted in her nomination that she has "opened doors to the wonders of art for her students, inspiring their imagination, love of color and passion for the arts."
This award is given in the spirit of Lee Flaxer, who served as principal of Heights Elementary School for many years. She was an outstanding leader who demonstrated that compassion and caring were essential to a positive learning atmosphere. The recipient of this award should be a person who has had an impact on the lives of children through dedication and personal involvement.