Corey Burns doesn’t know where he would be today if it hadn’t been for Duke Butkovich and Taryn Simms.
As parent liaisons at Seneca Ridge Middle School and Dominion High School in Sterling, Butkovich and Simms are resources for parents trying to guide their children through the school system. But their reach extends far beyond that basic job description. They also provide academic and moral support — and even necessities such as food and clothing — to many students.
Washington Post, December 20, 2015