CONGRATULATIONSto Principal Kate Turley on being awarded the renowned PalmesAcadémiquesby the French governmentfor her outstandingcontributions to French education and culture.
Some in the community may not know that "Madame Turley" was a French Teacher at Spence for nearly two decades. She is also a Trustee of Lycée Français de New York.
Two other LFNY community members were awarded thePalmesAcadémiques along with Kate by Bénédicte de Montlaur, Cultural Counselor of the French Embassy, at a ceremony at LFNY. Congratulations as well to LFNY Head of School Sean Lynch and Joan Gabel, Lycée Trustee and former LFNY parent.
Kate is now a "Chevalier" of l'Ordre des PalmesAcadémiques.