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Pictured from left to right are Father Michael Gerlach, pastor of SS. Simon and Jude Parish, Sister Jeannine Norton, principal of SS. Simon and Jude School, Dolores Hornack, Jackie’s mother, Jackie Dryfoos and her husband Jamie.

Jackie Dryfoos, eighth grade teacher at SS. Simon and Jude School in West Chester, was honored Nov. 6 at the fifth annual Chester County Catholic Schools Hall of Fame event held at Bishop Shanahan High School. The event was sponsored by the Foundation for Catholic Education supporting Chester County.

Jackie was one of two teachers in Chester County to receive this honor. She is a science and religion teacher who encourages her students to think critically while developing their Catholic faith.