Congratulations to our Volunteer

Created: Friday, 05 February 2016

Beatriz Castillo - Educator of the Year

 

Congratulations to our Volunteer Tutor Beatriz Castillo! Beatriz was announced the winner of the “2016 Educator of the Year” Award at the Brimbank City Council Australia Day Awards on Monday 18 January 2016.

Beatriz and her husband Juan and daughter Marisa arrived in Australia in 1999 from Argentina. Beatriz first attended Sydenham Neighbourhood House in 2000 where she learnt conversational English and then became a Volunteer in 2010. Beatriz volunteers her time to teach Calligraphy, Spanish and Cooking and she is also a Member of the Sydenham Neighbourhood House Advisory Committee. Beatriz is a positive role model and a very enthusiastic teacher who loves being a part of our local community. Well done Beatriz!