Neshaminy High School English teacher Kimberly Aubrey recently received the Adeline W. Gomberg Scholarship in Reading from Arcadia University. The honor is awarded to the student who has enrolled in the graduate reading program and shows promise of becoming a leader in literacy in education.
The scholarship and award was established by Dr. Gomberg, former Professor of Education and Director of Arcadia University Reading Clinic.
Aubrey teaches ninth grade reading and writing as well as ninth grade Academically Enriched English. She is an alumna of Neshaminy High School class of 2005, Penn State University class of 2009 and is in her third year teaching in the Neshaminy School District.
Also, Neshaminy High School English teacher and Howler Literary Magazine adviser, Christopher D. DiCicco, had his story, “After School Special,” featured in Nib Magazine, a UK online journal. His short fiction is a party of Nib’s Flash Friday fiction series.
DiCicco’s short stories “Falling Indians” and “Going to Kill a Buffalo” will be featured in the online journal Intellectual Refuge (www.intellectualrefuge.com) in the coming months. DiCicco, a seven-year veteran of the English Department, is completing a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from Arcadia University.
PHOTO CAPS: 1. Kimberly Aubrey
2. Christopher DiCicco