Ten Saline teachers named local Wal-Mart teachers of the year
Ten Saline teachers were recently recognized for their outstanding efforts at a recent Saline school board meeting and were named local Wal-Mart teachers of the year.
According to the store's website, local teacher of the year honorees receive $1,000 for their school, and a $100 gift card to buy supplies for their classroom. They also receive an honorary Teacher of the Year shirt and a personalized certificate. Plus, local winners are invited to apply for state honors as well.
“We have an extremely talented faculty here in Saline,” said Scot Graden, superintendent of schools. “So it’s a wonderful honor for them to be selected.”
He said the teachers were chosen by individual building principals and “exemplify what great teaching is all about. Each one has shown a dedication to our community and it is great to be able to recognize their talents and contributions.”
- Mary Ellen Moyski, a Saline Middle School eighth grade English teacher.
- Beth Russow, a Saline High School special education teacher.
- Josh Reeves, a Saline High School pre-calculus and honors advanced algebra teacher.
- Kevin McCown, a Heritage School fourth and fifth grade art teacher.
- Joanne Twork, a Pleasant Ridge Elementary School kindergarten teacher.
- Pam Wickman, a Pleasant Ridge Elementary School media center specialist.
- Marcie Klump, a Harvest Elementary School second grade teacher.
- Diane Junga, a Woodland Meadows first grade teacher.
- Mary Ledford, a Woodland Meadows second grade teacher.
- Brad Woehlke, a Saline Alternative High School special education and physical education teacher.
Lisa Allmendinger is a reporter for AnnArbor.com. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more Saline stories, visit our Saline page.