White House Photographs
President John F. Kennedy presents the 1961 Teacher of the Year Award (a project of the Council of Chief State School Officers) to Helen Adams of Cumberland, Wisconsin. Superintendent of Public Instruction (Madison, Wisconsin), George E. Watson, stands in front at far left. Back row, L-R: Publisher of LOOK Magazine, Vernon C. Myers; Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare, Abraham Ribicoff; Commissioner of Education, Dr. Sterling M. McMurrin; Managing Editor of LOOK Magazine, William B. Arthur; Presidential Assistant, Dave Powers. Rose Garden, White House, Washington, D.C.