Mercer Recognized For Her Help

Brent Finnegan -- November 23rd, 2009

TV3 reports that the teacher who helped Maria Martinez through the process of postponing her voluntary deportation, was recently recognized by The Promise Group for her work.

Sandra Mercer, a teacher at Harrisonburg High accepted the teaching excellence award for her efforts in supporting student Maria Martinez Diez.

“I spearheaded a drive to keep her safe and in this country when she was headed for voluntary deportation,” says Mercer.

Diez has now gained years deferment and is applying to colleges in the area.

One Response to “Mercer Recognized For Her Help”

  1. Renee says:

    Neat, it’s good her efforts have been recognized.

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