Duke Energy presents a check to SOTW Rothenberg Prep
OVER-THE-RHINE, Ohio (WKRC) - Every week Local 12 Duke Energy honors a school doing big things with its students. Rothenberg Preparatory Academy in Over-the-Rhine received a check from Duke Energy for being the School of the Week.
At Rothenberg they are literally planting the seeds of knowledge by getting their hands dirty in a rooftop garden. The children plan, plant, tend to, and harvest the garden.
It's learning in a real life environment, even when they may not realize it.
Thursday, Rothenberg was being honored for those efforts. Duke Energy vice-president Jim Henning presented the school with a $1,000 check.
Principal Amber Simpson said she and the students and staff at Rothenberg are grateful for the money. She said she and the school plan to continue with its Vision 20/20 for student entrepreneurship.