Roundtable Announces 2018 New Medallion Award Recipient [1.10.19]

Roundtable Announces 2018 New Medallion Award Recipient

Ken Cadow, Randolph Union High School, is Recognized

(So. Burlington, VT) Today, Lisa Ventriss, President of Vermont Business Roundtable announced the recipient of the Roundtable’s 2018 New Medallion Award, which recognizes exceptional, innovative school leadership and dedication in the design and delivery of proficiency-based learning experiences for Vermont students. 

According to Mark Foley, Chair of the Roundtable’s Board of Directors, “Since our beginning, the Roundtable has formally recognized education leaders for the innovative ways in which they deliver excellence throughout the whole educational experience, in the face of increasing social and economic pressures at the state and local levels. Now in the era of proficiency-based learning, the Roundtable believes it is even more important to recognize exceptional, innovative leadership that best prepares our students for college and career readiness. So, this year it gives us great pleasure to announce the 2018 recipient of the New Medallion Award is Ken Cadow, Director of Career Pathways and Workforce Development at Randolph Union High School.”

In speaking of Mr. Cadow, Mary Anne Sheahan, Executive Director of Vermont Talent Pipeline Management project said, “Ken is a pioneer in the creation of career exposure and experiential learning opportunities. His energy and enthusiasm for connecting young people with opportunity is exciting, contagious, and comes genuinely from the heart. Ken has been a champion of career education for the Vermont Talent Pipeline, engaging in support for each of three industries we currently serve – Construction, Healthcare, and Manufacturing – as an educational champion.”

The New Medallion Award includes a framed certificate and $5,000 monetary prize to be directed by Mr. Cadow in furtherance of his work on behalf of Randolph students.

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