LAPS raises funds in honor of former teacher

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Los Alamos Public Schools Foundation announces the first distribution from the Jean Nereson Books Memorial Fund.
The Los Alamos Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) has been raising funds to honor the memory of long-time LAPS teacher, Jean Nereson, who taught for 52 years in the Los Alamos elementary schools from 1943 to her retirement in 1995. Nereson passed away in 2012.
The LAPS Foundation gave $5000 from the fund to benefit the each of the five elementary school libraries. The Foundation will give funds annually for the purchase of new books. The Nereson Family has agreed to match all contributions up to $10,000.
Donations can be made by check with Jean Nereson Books Memorial in the memo line to: Los Alamos Public Schools Foundation, 1900 Diamond Dr., Suite 1, Los Alamos, N.M. 87544.
Donations made to the LAPS Foundation are tax deductible under Article 501(c)(3). AAUW, the Nereson Family and the LAPS Foundation appreciate consideration of this worthwhile way to honor a fine teacher and the community’s tradition of quality public education.