Windham resident Kay Kendrick Enwright was honored recently with the Distinguished Faculty Award from Granite State College during commencement exercises in Concord.
Since joining the college faculty, Enwright has worked as a faculty adviser and distinguished herself as a teacher, adviser and mentor.
She has helped dozens of teachers and educators in the Southern New Hampshire area complete advanced degree programs, improve their professional skills and qualify for certification in their respective fields of interest.
Enwright was born in Lawrence, Mass., and graduated in 1964 with a bachelor's degree from Fitchburg State College. She received a master's degree from Notre Dame College.
In 1980, she became the special education director for the Windham-Pelham School District. She then served as special education program director in Exeter and Londonderry.
She initiated kindergarten phonological awareness programs and continued to implement and evaluate various models for delivering appropriate instruction to students with special needs. She was an instructor at Rivier College before becoming a faculty adviser at Granite State College.