National PTA Honors Karen Anthony Of Binks Forest

National PTA is proud to announce Karen Anthony as the latest recipient of National PTA’s Life Achievement Award, the highest honor given to PTA members and leaders.

The National PTA Life Achievement Award recognizes a person who lives out his or her commitment to children on a daily basis and tirelessly advocates for children’s education, health and well-being.

Anthony served as corresponding secretary on the Binks Forest Elementary School PTA Executive Board for two years and is currently the Binks Forest PTA newsletter editor. Anthony created the PTA newsletter and web site from scratch, and the Palm Beach County Council PTA has awarded the Binks Forest PTA the Communications Award for the past two years.

Anthony is a substitute teacher at Binks Forest, and she has assisted in numerous school and PTA events, including chairing the school’s book fairs for the past three years.

Anthony came to Binks from the Bak Middle School of the Arts, where she was a science teacher and also very highly involved in PTA/PTO.

The National PTA Life Achievement Award was presented to Anthony at the annual Binks Forest PTA Volunteer Appreciation Brunch held on Wednesday, May, 21. She received a special pin and a certificate from the National PTA in recognition of her years of service.

National PTA comprises millions of families, students, teachers, administrators, business leaders and community leaders devoted to the educational success of children and the promotion of parent involvement in schools.

National PTA is a registered nonprofit association that prides itself on being a powerful voice for all children, a relevant source for families and communities, and a strong advocate for public education.

PTA membership is open to anyone who wants to be involved and make a difference for the education, health and welfare of children and youth.