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May 17, 2022

5/9/2022 10:43:00 AM
Chamber surprises longtime preschool teacher
From left, children Clara Quam, Hope Schlichter, Kainen Grzybowski and Felicity Moore hold signs asking NancyPedersen, second from left in back, to be the grand marshal of the Stewartville Area Chamber of Commerce’s Summerfest Parade on July 4. Chamber members, from left, include Gwen Ravenhorst, Megan Romens and Alisha Nelson.
From left, children Clara Quam, Hope Schlichter, Kainen Grzybowski and Felicity Moore hold signs asking Nancy
Pedersen, second from left in back, to be the grand marshal of the Stewartville Area Chamber of Commerce’s Summerfest Parade on July 4. Chamber members, from left, include Gwen Ravenhorst, Megan Romens and Alisha Nelson.
On Friday morning, April 29, Nancy Pedersen was working as a substitute teacher when four children holding signs, followed by a group from the Stewartville Area Chamber of Commerce, walked into her classroom at the Central Education Center.
At first, Pedersen didn't know what to think.
"I thought some of the kids were getting their coats on and getting ready to go home," she said. "Then some kids came in, and they weren't in order. Then when the Chamber came in, I wondered what it was about. I was very confused when I saw the signs."
But it didn't take long for Pedersen to figure things out. After the children were put in proper order, their signs, with green messages on white pieces of paper, said, "Mrs. Nancy...would you be...the grand marshal...for the Summerfest Parade 2022?"
Pedersen said she's honored by the Chamber's request.
"I was very surprised," she said. "I wasn't expecting that at all. That's really a nice thing to do. I admit, I got a little choked up..."
For more on this story pick up your copy of the May 10 Stewartville STAR.





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