Volunteers Lauded for Tutoring in Literacy
Findlay, Melynda, Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL)
Byline: Melynda Findlay Daily Herald Staff Writer
Eighteen years of hard work are finally being lauded this week for Jo Fowler of Downers Grove and Jean Williams of Wheaton.
To celebrate the recent National Volunteer Week, Literacy Volunteers of DuPage are honoring Fowler and Williams, who have both been with the agency for almost two decades.
Fowler has tutored 10 adult students from five different countries in English as a Second Language.
Since her work with them, several of the students have gone on to get a driver's license, become American citizens and one even became a certified public accountant.
Tutoring helps her learn about other countries and gives her a new appreciation for other cultures, Fowler said.
Williams has always taught Adult Basic …
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Publication information: Article title: Volunteers Lauded for Tutoring in Literacy. Contributors: Findlay, Melynda - Author. Newspaper title: Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL). Publication date: May 9, 2007. Page number: 1. © 2009 Paddock Publications. COPYRIGHT 2007 Gale Group.
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