Berkeley announces Teacher of the Year semifinalists

  • Posted: Wednesday, March 6, 2013 4:49 p.m.

Berkeley County School District today announced its eight semifinalists for the district-wide Teacher of the Year honor.

They are: Elizabeth Bell, Devon Forest Elementary; Jessica Benton, Berkeley High; Heather Bradshaw, Hanahan Elementary; Janice Nations, Berkeley Middle; Catherine Scheaffer, College Park Middle; Mary Hannah Studemeyer, Cane Bay High; Stephanie Wallace, Berkeley Elementary; and Meg Ward, Stratford High.

The semifinalists will be interviewed by the selection committee and the district will announce the top three “Honor Roll” teachers at the 2013 Teacher Forum Induction on March 22.

The district Teacher of the Year will be announced on April 12 at an annual breakfast with the Berkeley Chamber of Commerce, Santee Cooper and Trident Tech.

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