Nell Rapport Wins the Samuel H. Elliott Award for Excellence in Economic Education

Nell Rapport (right), who teaches at Thomas W. Harvey High School, received the Samuel H. Elliott Award during the final session of Enspire on Saturday, December 5th. This award is presented annually by the Harvard School Business Club of Northeastern Ohio to an educator for outstanding accomplishments in developing in young people a better understanding of the free enterprise system and ethical business management.

Nell has 26 years of experience teaching accounting, marketing, entrepreneurship, economics, graphic design, and other subjects. Two of her strong beliefs include providing experiential education and aligning youth with mentors. At Thomas W. Harvey High School, Nell has achieved this by incorporating many programs into her curriculum such as Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), Entrepreneurship Education Program (EEP), and Summer Collegiate Business.