St. Paul's Whirrett honored

Andrew Whirrett, an eighth-grade English and history teacher and athletic director at St. Paul's Lutheran School in Fort Wayne, was among several educators honored by the Indiana Department of the American Legion during its 95th Annual State Convention in July. Andrew Each year, the Indiana Department of the American Legion honors educators who are recognized by their communities and their peers as exemplifying the qualities of a premier educator. The awards are broken into two categories: kindergarten through sixth grade and grades seven through 12. Whirrett was the overall winner in the latter category.News of Whirrett's recognition by the American Legion was published in the online edition of the Wall Street Journal.