Take Stock In Children Mentors Honored As Top Educators

Take Stock in Children Palm Beach County cheers Kimberly Rolston, of West Palm Beach, for her recent recognition as Palm Beach Illustrated’s Educator of the Year.

Rolston, in her third year of volunteering as a Take Stock in Children mentor to support fellow mentors and students enrolled in the nonprofit’s scholarship program, teaches early education at the Greene School in West Palm Beach. Rolston’s more than two decades of credentials and service are rooted in education and woven with child advocacy, ministry and her enthusiastic passion for learning.

Sharing the title of Educator of the Year is Ariana Murphy, a teacher at Belle Glade Elementary School, who tied for the top award. Fellow Take Stock mentor Mark Risisky, of Wellington, was among the seven finalists. He is a teacher at Glades Central High School.

Take Stock in Children Palm Beach County is celebrating 26 years of a commitment to breaking the cycle of poverty through education. Strengthen your community by investing your time as a mentor to support students as a friend and role model throughout their educational journey, or make a donation to help fund resources critical to student success. Visit www.takestockpalmbeach.org for more info.