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Maesaka Earns 2019 Missouri Humanities Excellence in Education Award

image Wydown Middle School Literacy Teacher Rob Maesaka has been selected as the 2019 Missouri Humanities Excellence in Education award winner. This award honors Maesaka for demonstrating his incredible aptitude for engaging students – fostering their creativity, critical thinking and understanding - over the course of his career.

Missouri Humanities is a non-profit that promotes a more thoughtful, informed and civil society through education, family, heritage, veterans programs and grants. Each year, the organization recognizes outstanding citizens throughout Missouri for their achievements in and dedication to the humanities. Nominations are collected from across the state and chosen by a select committee on the Missouri Humanities Board of Directors.

Maesaka will receive his award during a ceremony held on Saturday, Nov. 16, at the Missouri Botanical Gardens.