Latino Who's Who

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The Latino American Who’s Who Recognizes Mariela C. Freay

Written By: PR - Jun• 27•12

East Rutherford, NJ/LWW Press/June 27, 2012 – –Mariela C. Freay,  Special Education Teacher, Robert N. Wilentz School, was selected for inclusion in the 2012 edition of The Latino American Who’s Who.

The Robert N. Wilentz School first opened its doors in September 2000. Their school includes a state of the art kindergarten wing, nurses suite, music room, art room with a kiln, cafetorium, a large gymnasium, computer lab and an internet accessible media center. Robert N. Wilentz School is one among the ranks of schools across the country that are committed to the values of education. Mariela Freay was born in Colombia and came to the U.S. in 1966. She is very well respected by her peers in the educational field and in her community. When asked what her secret to success is, she boldly says, “her respect for people and always willing to listen and help when she is able”.

Mariela Freay received the Teacher of the Year Award for school year 2012-2013 at Robert N. Wilentz School, Perth Amboy, NJ. She was the recipient of the PROJECT PEERS Scholarship, New Jersey City University, NJ, Masters Special Education, Bilingual Education Endorsement. Mariela Freay was one of the Founding Mothers Chi Upsilon Sigma, Latin Sorority, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ and also belongs to the Club Colombia USA. Active member and leader at Holy Trinity Church,  Hackensack, NJ – Trustee, Liturgy Committee, Finance Committee. Mariela has a Bachelor Degree from Rutgers and a Masters in Education from New Jersey City University. Both degrees were attained through scholarships.

The Latino American Who’s Who is a New York based biographical publication that selects and distinguishes leading Latino professionals throughout the world who have attained a recognizable degree of success in their field of endeavor and thereby contribute to the growth of their industry and culture.  The Latino Who’s Who promotes an awareness of the achievements of the Latino professional and executive by creating a networking platform to provide recognition of individual accomplishments. The annual registry of the Latino American “Who’s Who” is formatted as an elegant hard cover edition as well as an online edition that provides information on recognized individuals. It also contains cross references by names, professions and family country of origin.

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