Zemke receives two education awards
For the Wausau Times
WAUSAU – Wausau School District health education teacher, Patty Zemke recently received two outstanding awards in education.
Zemke earned the “Resolution of Commendation” from the Board of Education for receiving a 2021 Kohl Teacher Fellowship through the Kohl Foundation.
She was also awarded a Medical College of Wisconsin Outstanding Medical Student Teaching Pin Award for her work with MCW-Central WI medical students.
The MCW teaching pin is awarded to non-physicians who “demonstrate a remarkable level of engagement and skill from the recipient.”
Patty has assisted in teaching sessions on adolescent mental health and diversity and inclusion issues. She has provided feedback to medical students about their community-engaged scholarly project ideas and has been the community mentor for three MCW students.
Zemke teaches at Horace Mann and John Muir Middle Schools.