Sep. 6 2019
Kristen Robair was named by Dream Teachers as the 2019 H. Norman Saurage III Service Award winner on July 19th at the 13th Annual Cecil J. Picard Educator Excellence Awards in Baton Rouge. Three Saurage family members, Donna Saurage, Matt Saurage, and Hank Saurage presented the award created in honor of the late CEO of Community Coffee Company.
Ms. Robair teaches English, History, and Mass Communications at Broadmoor High School. She is the 2019-2020 East Baton Rouge Parish Middle School Teacher of the Year and was Broadmoor Middle School’s Teacher of the Year in 2018.
Kristin’s “community” extends into five parishes where she is engaged in projects aligned with education, nutrition, fitness, and political awareness. She volunteers and/or spearheads projects in East Baton Rouge, Orleans, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, and Washington parishes. Her volunteerism is as diverse as it is prolific. To broadly summarize, she is engaged in charitable walks and 5K runs that benefit different causes; she participates in clean-up and beautification projects in all 5 parishes; she is engaged in fundraising for school athletics and feeding the homeless; she assists with the American Heart Association Luncheon; creates awareness of domestic violence through the Purple Box Project; hosts ACT Prep Workshops and mentors students for testing; she is engaged in Read Across America; and she assists with Voter Registration drives in multiple parishes. Ms. Robair selected City Year as her charitable cause.Back to News
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