Local PTA leaders given life achievement award

Local PTA leaders given life achievement award

Two long-time parent-teacher association moms were recognized for their years of involvement this past week.

Both Karen Talley and Karen Peterson were surprised with Life Achievement Awards from the National PTA at different Williamsburg-James City County Schools PTA events.

"PTA promotes the collaboration of families, schools, and communities throughout the country and encourages everyone who cares about kids to speak up with a powerful voice on their behalf," National PTA president Laura Bay said in a news release. "Karen Talley possesses such a mighty voice, and I cannot thank her enough for the work she has done and undoubtedly will continue to...