Russell Independent teacher recognized by honor society


Catherine Del Valle, a Spanish teacher at Russell High School (Russell Independent), has received the John Temple Award for State Director of the Year from Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica, an honor society for high school students enrolled in Spanish and/or Portuguese.

Del Valle received the 2018 Kentucky World Language Association (KWLA) Outstanding Teacher Award. She has taught Spanish at Russell High School since 2014 and served on the KWLA board of directors from 2008 to 2015 in the roles of regional representative, regional representative board liaison, interim vice president and communications director.