Zlatka Dimitrova, Daniel Simeonow, Radostina Boycheva, Blazhka Dimitrova, and School Miracles were awarded for their work in education and business entrepreneurship
For the 7th year in a row several successful and innovative Bulgarians and Teach For Bulgaria alumni were included in Darik Radio’s leadership ranking 40 Under 40. 40 Under 40’s class of 2019 was announced on June 1 on Darik Radio’s website and it includes talented young leaders from different professional fields.
Three individual alumni and a team nomination were awarded for their work in the education category. These were Zlatka Dimitrova from Education Bulgaria 2030 (class of 2013-2015), Daniel Simeonov, film director and teacher (class of 2016-2018), Radostina Boycheva, Regional Partnerships Specialist at Teach For Bulgaria (class of 2014-2016), and School Miracles – an initiative by Teach For Bulgaria alumni who have taught in the region of Lovech throughout the years. The education category is the largest this year with 9 awarded nominees.
Another Teach For Bulgaria alumna, Blazhka Dimitrova (class of 2013-2015) was awarded in the business entrepreneurship category.
Many people from Teach For Bulgaria’s community have been awarded throughout the years: founder of Teach For Bulgaria and chairperson of the board of directors Evgenia Peeva (2013), CEO of Teach For Bulgaria Trayan Trayanov (2015), and Teach For Bulgaria alumni Emilian Kadiyski (2016), Stanimira Hristova (2016), Rosen Bogomilov (2017), Velizar Stefanov (2017), Evgeniy Dimitrov (2017), Tomislav Rashkov (2018).
More Awards in Celebration of May 24 – Bulgarian Education, Culture, and Slavonic Literature Day
As per tradition, alumni, teachers, and principals from Teach For Bulgaria’s community were awarded for their work in education on National Education, Culture, and Slavonic Literature Day – May 24:
Maria Ivanova (class of 2013-2015), Bulgarian language and literature teacher and vice principal of innovation at Private Secondary School “Tzar Simeon the Great”, was awarded a “Neofit Rilski” honorary certificate. The same award was also given to the principals of three of our partner schools: Emilia Ivanova, principal of 90 Secondary School “General José de San Martín”, Galina Timova, vice principal at 75 Primary School “Todor Kableshkov”, Krasimira Dimitrova, principal of Primary School “General Katsarov” in the village of Hristo Danovo.
Yovka Draganova (class of 2017-2019) was awarded with a certificate, a plaque and a pecuniary prize in the young teacher category by the Pavlikeni municipality where she teaches.
Daniela Dincheva, Gergana Cholakova, Temenuzhka Toteva from 90 Secondary School “General José de San Martín” and Bozhidara Ilieva from Secondary School “Lyuben Karavelov” in Plovdiv received school-level awards for their contribution and support in the transition from traditional to remote learning.