Janel Frazier ‘13 is this year’s recipient of the Young Alumni Award at Stevenson University. The Young Alumni Award is presented to a graduate of the past 15 years who has achieved extraordinary professional success, has a personal commitment to civic or humanitarian efforts, and has remained engaged with their alma mater. Janel earned her degree in early childhood education at Stevenson. She went on to confer a Master of Art in Teaching degree from National University in 2015 and has obtained National and State certifications in both early childhood and elementary education.

Janel is a first-grade teacher at Greencastle Elementary School and has spent the past eight years teaching in the Montgomery County Public School system. Outside her classroom, Janel is involved in volunteer organizations where she aligns her teaching experience with the needs of local non-profits. She is a tutor for Good Children in the Making Foster Care Company in Silver Spring, Maryland. She has designed and implemented a STEM Enrichment Program for the organization. Janel is also involved with Christ Church Media Ministry.

It is our great honor at Stevenson University to recognize Janel Frazier as this year’s recipient of the Young Alumni Award.

(from left: Ted Fischer, Dr. Christine Moran, Janel Frazier, Dr. Debby Kraft, Dr. Beth Kobett)