Thursday, April 30, 2015

Perpich senior honored with Rose Rees Peace Award

Astraea Smart, a senior in media arts, has been honored as recipient of the 2015 Rose Rees Peace Award.

Astraea Smart
Astraea Smart
She was nominated by her social studies teacher, Bob Frey. The award honors exceptional high school seniors from 21 local schools who have demonstrated a special interest in and commitment to international relations and world peace. 
The award commemorates Rose Rees, a past president of National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW)-Greater Minneapolis Section. Rees’ passion for world peace was a guiding principle of NCJW, as well as at the World Affairs Council of Minneapolis, which she founded. Each year, NCJW honors selected seniors from participating schools, as well as their family members, teachers and principals, in her honor.
Congratulations, Astraea!

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