AURORA – State Senator Linda Holmes (D-Aurora) received the Friend of Education Award on Saturday. The award is presented by the Illinois Education Association each year to legislators who display extraordinary commitment to promoting public education in Illinois.
“I am honored to receive the Friend of Education award from the IEA,” Holmes said. “It’s a testament to the work we have done together to ensure that every Illinois student receives a quality education.”
“Senator Holmes has been a tireless advocate for education and educators in Illinois,” IEA President Cinda Klickna said. “We thank her for her energy and commitment to supporting and improving Illinois schools.”
Photo Caption: Al Llorens, Secretary-Treasurer; State Senator Linda Holmes (D-Aurora); Kathi Griffin, Vice President; Cinda Klickna, President