Spotlight on Students in Kumon of Tarrytown are Honored for Academic Achievements

Kumon of Tarrytown’s instructor, Lillian Brijeski proudly presenting the center's first Reading Program Completion Award to Kieran Clifford, age 14.Students enrolled at the Kumon Math and Reading Center of Tarrytown are proving that hard work and daily practice pays off. As a result of attending weekly sessions, several students made significant academic improvements and are studying above their school grade level.

At right, Kumon of Tarrytown’s instructor, Lillian Brijeski proudly presenting the center’s first Reading Program Completion Award to Kieran Clifford, age 14.”

An award ceremony held on Saturday, May 10, 2014, honored the academic successes of local Kumon students. The center has even honored their first reading program graduate, Kieran Clifford.  Kumon’s individualized approach helps children progress by ability rather than age or grade. In the U.S., 350,000 students from preschool to high school are developing advanced skills and confidence through Kumon’s Method of Learning.

“At Kumon, we believe children have unlimited potential to succeed,” said Kumon Instructor, Lillian Brijeski. “My goal is to help each child develop strong academic skills, a love of learning and the confidence to excel beyond the classroom.”

Kumon is the world’s largest after-school math and reading enrichment program. Students of all ages visit the Kumon Center twice each week after school. The result of this extra study is stronger independence and concentration, greater confidence and improved math and reading comprehension skills. Kumon’s learning method uses an individualized approach aimed at unlocking the potential of children. Through daily practice and mastery of materials, students develop better study and test-taking skills.

Kumon was founded in Japan in 1958, and has 26,000 centers in 48 countries and regions, serving more than four million students worldwide.

Visit www.kumonoftarrytown.com or call 914-829-5288 to learn more.

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