Menlo School teacher is honoredJessica Thomas Brugos, a teacher at Menlo School in Atherton, received the Dorothy Boyajian Honored Teacher Award on Jan. 16, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, during ceremonies at the San Mateo CalTrain Station.
Following the program, the annual Freedom Train departed for San Francisco, where riders marched to the celebration at Yerba Buena Gardens.
An almna of Menlo School, Ms. Brugos returned to her alma mater in 2002 as an English teacher. Since then, she has spearheaded the growth of the school's service learning program. She teaches a seminar in service, as well as two upper level English classes.