Riverview STEM Academy
teacher Andrea Townsend has been selected to receive a Dr. Barbara Schmidt Lighthouse for Literacy Award from the Sacramento Area Reading Association (SARA).
Townsend was selected by SARA for inspiring in children the love of learning in science, reading and writing, and for being a leader in literacy at Riverview STEM Academy.
Townsend, a 2015 FCUSD Teacher of the Year, is currently teaching a kindergarten/first grade combo class. She has been part of the Folsom Cordova family for 12 years and spreading science knowledge and literacy at Riverview STEM for the last two years.
Townsend will officially be presented with the award on April 26.