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IWA Teacher, Caitlyn Duehren McIntire '06, Named a Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction

Thursday, May 31, 2018  
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On May 7, 2018, Caitlyn Duehren McIntire '06 was selected as a Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction by the National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS). A role model to pupils, Caitlyn was nominated by a student for her outstanding dedication and commitment to excellence in her profession.  

Educators of Distinction are outstanding role models and exemplary practitioners who have made a lasting difference in a student's life by encouraging them to strive for excellence, not just in their academic pursuits, but in all their endeavors. Educators of Distinction are invited to attend the Society’s free member events around the country and are recognized with a personalized certificated presented by NSHSS Founder and Chairman, Claes Nobel. Educators of Distinction are also eligible to compete for NSHSS’ Educator of the Year award.

Caitlyn received her Bachelor of Arts degree from St. Louis University in 2010, and went on to receive a Master of Theological Studies degree (concentration in Ancient Christianity and Judaism) from Boston College in 2012 and a Master of Theological Studies degree (concentration in Biblical Studies) from the University of Notre Dame in 2014.

Caitlyn is the Chair of the Theology Department at IWA, and is an adjunct professor at both the University of Missouri - St. Louis and St. Louis University. Caitlyn is also the head Cross Country coach and the assistant Lacrosse coach.

About the NSHSS: Since 2002, the National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) has been supporting young academics on their journey to college and beyond as they prepare to become the leaders of tomorrow. Co-founded by the great-nephew of Alfred Nobel, NSHSS is inspired by the mission of the Nobel Prize to support academic achievement and world betterment. NSHSS pursues this mission by connecting members with exclusive scholarships, college fairs, internships, career and leadership opportunities, partner discounts, and more.