Paul Allen group gives $50,000 to Delta High

By the Tri-City HeraldNovember 2, 2012 

Delta High School principal Deidre Holmberg has secured a $50,000 award from the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation for the school's educational approach and methods.

It's the first year the foundation is giving out the Creative Leadership Awards, which acknowledge future-focused thinking and adept work by individuals and community organizations, according to a news release.

Holmberg was recognized for her focus on rigorous grading and Delta High's industry-level engineering and technology instruction, teacher collaboration and community engagement.

Sandra Jackson-Dumont, deputy director of education and public programs at Seattle Art Museum, won the other $50,000 award given out by the foundation.

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