VFW Awards Monica Boehle Teacher of the Year
Updated: May 29
On Monday, May 17, 2021; St. Charles VFW Post 5036 and 19th District Commander Brett Nila, presented the District High School Teacher of the Year Award to Monica Boehle, a Social Studies, Modern American History teacher at St. Charles North High School. Presenting the award is Post Commander, Jim Patinka and 19th District Commander, Brett Nila (pictured bottom left).
Monica was recognized for her support of students who enter the VFW Voice of Democracy contest and for her multiple years of inviting Vietnam veterans to North. Veterans have the opportunity to speak with high school juniors about their personal experiences and thoughts on their Vietnam service and the culture of growing up in the 60's.
Standing with Monica (pictured bottom right), Vietnam veterans (left to right) who shared their experiences with North students are: Duane Buttell, Air Force; Jake Wyatt, Army; Joe Morgan, Sr, Army; Dennis Larson, Marines; Mike Pikulyk, Army; Richard Zawislak, Navy.