January 3, 2012 / News

Beaumont High adviser gets much deserved recognition in California Educator of the Year contest

Written by Evan Blackwell, CJE

James Ducat, the yearbook adviser at Walsworth customer school Beaumont High School in Beaumont, Calif., was recently honored as one of 10 regional finalists by the California League of High Schools in its 2011 High School Educator of the Year contest.

After being selected for the honor, Ducat was featured in a nice article by the local newspaper, The Press-Enterprise.

As Ducat explained in the article, he wants his students “to be able to express themselves clearly, whatever they are writing” and “be able to critically consider what they are experiencing in the world.”

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Evan Blackwell, CJE

Evan Blackwell, CJE, is the Marketing Automation Supervisor for Walsworth. He's been a writer, editor and web content specialist for Walsworth for the past 15+ years, and is the author of the Yearbook Suite's "The Art of the Interview" unit. Prior to joining Walsworth, Blackwell spent five years as an award-winning newspaper and magazine journalist. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Kansas.