Anne Hogue is honored by NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome
July 7, 2010- Ms. Anne Hogue of West Windsor Twp., a counselor at The Titusville Academy, has been named “Educator of the Year” by the New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome. She was nominated by Cheryl and Mark Ludwig of Ewing for her work with their son Jeff. He has Tourette Syndrome, a neurological disorder characterized by involuntary motor and vocal tics affecting as many as 1 in every 100 people.
Ms. Hogue’s served as a guiding force in Jeff’s academic career. Cheryl Ludwig describes the impact of Ms. Hogue’s advocacy:
“Anne exemplifies every wonderful quality you would hope to find in a counselor. She has a kind heart and a giving spirit. She listens with an open mind and sympathizes with the circumstances of the situation. Her confidence in students and their ability to surpass their disabilities or difficulties is steadfast. Her optimism and positive outlook inspire those around her to try one more time. She supports not only the student but the family as well. Anne is a compass that guides students, teachers and families to a course for success no matter what issues they face.”
“We congratulate and thank Ms. Hogue for her work in spreading positive awareness of Tourette Syndrome,” said NJCTS Executive Director Faith W. Rice. Since 2003, NJCTS has awarded 10 “Educator of the Year Awards” and 180 NJCTS Scholarships to graduating high school seniors with TS. To learn more about NJCTS, please visit njcts.org.