Delta Kappa Gamma Society announced Kristi Gavin as its Student of the Month for May.

Gavin tutored students in a Susan Pass' fifth-grade classroom at Bess Maxwell School during the past school year.

andquot;Students respect Kristi's authority in the classroom because of her positive and consistent interactions with them,andquot; said Pass. andquot;Kristi works well with all students, whether it be providing one-on-one assistance or instructing a small group.andquot;

Gavin will receive a dictionary to help with her future studies.

Delta Kappa Gamma is the largest organized group of women educators in the world. Its local chapter, Zeta Iota, is dedicated to the service of youth, and honors and encourages students who show a potential for service in education.