The following testimonial was shared by Plain Local Schools in selecting Jennifer Austin as a 2016 Celebrate Teaching Distinguished Educator. 

Jennifer Austin is known for her friendship, cooperation, personal integrity, and the importance of making all students successful. She is regarded highly by her colleagues, has served as team leader, and often contributes to the high school setting, ensuring that all students can learn. Her expertise as a Language Arts instructor is highly respected by both students and her colleagues. Jen can engage all learners at all levels and move them forward with growth. GlenOak HIgh School is "Plain Proud" to have Jen Austin on its teaching team!