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Dr. Linda Stroud, a Wake County science teacher, is one of twelve educators nationwide receiving a 1996 Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship awarded by the Department of Energy. Winners will intern in federal agencies in Washington, D.C.
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Patsy Higdon, principal of Weaverville Primary School in Buncombe County; Laura Candler, a teacher in the Cumberland County Schools; and teacher Cheryl Smith have received the 2000 Milken Educator Awards worth $25,000. Given by the Milken Family Foundation, the award recognizes outstanding K-12 educators nationwide. To date, over thirty educators in the state have received the award.
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Carmen Wilson, a mathematics teacher at Ashe County High School, is the 2001-2002 North Carolina Teacher of the Year. Wilson will represent the state in the National Teacher of the Year competition. Other finalists were Yang Yi, of Gates County, and Marsha Cameron, of Jackson County.
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7089
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Stephanie Lemon, a Guilford County kindergarten teacher, received the 2004 Milken Educator Awards worth $25,000. Given by the Milken Family Foundation, the award recognizes outstanding K-12 educators nationwide.
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James Brooks of Wilkes County is the 2005 winner of the Terry Sanford Award for Creativity in Teaching and Administration. Two other finalists in the competition were Angles V. Currin, a teacher at the Concord Middle School in Cabarrus County, and Cynthia C. Rigsbee, who teaches at Chewning Middle School in Durham County. Currin developed a pen-pal program in an attempt to increase her students' reading and writing skills. To provide her students with high-interest reading material, Rigsbee wrote the book SHOOTING STAR.
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James Brooks, who teaches at Wilkes County's West Wilkes High School, is the 2005 winner of the Terry Sanford Award for Creativity in Teaching and Administration. Brooks' award was for his development of a photojournalism class. The Sanford award, created in 1966 and now considered the NCEA's most prestigious award, honors educational contributions of Terry Sanford.
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Wendy Miller, a K-2 teacher at James W. Smith Elementary School in Craven County, is North Carolina's 2005-2006 Teacher of the Year. Miller will spend the school year traveling the state on behalf of North Carolina's students and educators. Seven other regional winners will receive professional leave to join with Miller in promoting the teaching profession. They are Kim Brown, Sandhills/South Central Region; Paula Gambill, Northwest Region; Jo Anne Honeycutt, North Central Region; Sally Hundley, Western Region; Caroline Pearce, Northeast Region; Susan Poindexter, Piedmont-Triad/Central Region; and Gloria Schwartz, Southwest Region.
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Diana Beasley, a biology teacher at Hickory High School in Catawba County, is North Carolina's 2006 Teacher of the Year. Beasley will spend the school year traveling the state on behalf of North Carolina's students and educators. Six other regional winners will receive professional leave to join with Miller in promoting the teaching profession. They are Grady Coleman Bailey, Jr., Northeast Region; William Ferriter, North Central Region; Bradley Hyatt, Southeast Region; Shayne Madison, Piedmont-Triad/Central Region; James Strope, Southeast Region; and Debra Stuckey, Sandhills/South Central Region.
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The North Carolina Automobile Dealers Association is known as a group that gives back to their community and encourages participation in community service and excelling in their industry. The association recognizes individuals who accomplish both. The NCADA has sponsored the NC Teacher of the Year Program for six years. The 2005 winner was Wendy Miller, a K-2 teacher at James W. Smith Elementary School in Craven County. The Lifetime Achievement Award is given to association members who display a strong commitment to their industry and to their local community. The 2005 award winners were Ransom Lee Bush, Lenoir; John D. Greene, Morganton; Hubert Parks, Kernersville; and Carl S. Ragsdale, Jacksonville.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 63 Issue 12, Dec 2005, p31-33, por
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The North Carolina Automobile Dealers Association (NCADA) has a strong partnership with the North Carolina Department of Instruction and the North Carolina Community College System to elevate automotive education programs across the state to national standards and to promote careers in the automobile industry. The NCADA recognizes outstanding students and instructors. Larry Jones, automotive instructor at Watauga High School, was named the 2005-2006 Public Schools Automotive Instructor of the Year, and Jeff Faircloth, automotive instructor and Automotive Department chairman at Guilford Technical Community College, was named the 2005-2006 Community College Automotive Instructor of the Year.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 64 Issue 12, Dec 2006, p38-39, il
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Diana Beasley, a biology teacher at Hickory High School, was named the 2006 North Carolina Teacher of the Year in May. Beasley has twenty-four years of experience, seventeen in her current position. She has received several awards and recognitions throughout her teaching career. She received her BS in Science Education from the University of Virginia.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 64 Issue 12, Dec 2006, p32, map
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James Brooks, an English, film and photojournalism teacher at West Wilkes High School in Wilkes County, received the 2007 NEA Member Benefits-NEA Foundation Award for Teaching Excellence. The award was in recognition of his outstanding instructional expertise, attention to diversity, dedication to life-long learning, and creativity and innovation. The award carries a prize of $25,000. Brooks also was awarded the 2005 Terry Sanford Award for Creativity in Teaching and Administration.
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NCAE News Bulletin (NoCar Oversize L 11 N822x), Vol. 37 Issue 5, May 2007, p3, il, por Periodical Website
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James Bell, an eighth grade English teacher at Chowan Middle School, Chowan County, is the 2007 North Carolina Teacher of the Year. As Teacher of the Year, he will spend the school year traveling around the state talking with others in the education field and parents. Three other teachers who were selected as Regional Teachers of the Year will serve on the 2007-2008 Teacher of the Year Team. They are Beth Howard, a visual arts teacher at Dixon Elementary School in Onslow County; Sonya Kiser, an English teacher at North Johnston High School in Johnston County; and Shawn Watlington, a history teacher at Greensboro Middle College, in Guilford County.
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Sarah Bradburn, a fourth grade teacher at West Marion Elementary School in McDowell County; Michael McLeod, principal of Wadesboro Elementary School in Anson County; and Deborah Blizard, a media and technology teacher at Jacksonville Commons Elementary School in Onslow County are winners of the 1998 Milken Family Foundation National Educator Award worth $25,000. The award recognizes outstanding K-12 educators nationwide.
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Donna Simms, assistant principal at Fike High School in Wilson County, and Alan Felker, a seventh grade teacher at Hardin Park School in Watauga County, are winners of the 1997 Milken Family Foundation National Educator Award worth $25,000. The award recognizes outstanding K-12 educators nationwide.
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