Buncombe Schools announce Teacher of the Year finalists

Here’s the press release from Buncombe County Schools:

BCS Teacher of the Year Finalists for 2012-13

Buncombe County Schools is proud to announce the finalists for the 2012-2013 Teacher of the Year Award. Teachers were selected representing each of the county’s six school districts:

REYNOLDS: Cindy Dearman, A. C. Reynold Middle
OWEN: Dawn Rookey, Owen High
ERWIN: Christine Jones, Early College
ENKA: JB Halpin, Pisgah Elementary
NORTH BUNCOMBE: Lorie McFee, North Buncombe High
TC ROBERSON: Colleen Robertson, Progressive Education Program

Candidates were selected by reviewing their submitted portfolios and by a committee interview process. In the last phase of the selection process, finalists will be visited in their classrooms and also be asked to present speeches.

The BCS 2012-2013 Teacher of the Year will be announced at the annual banquet, sponsored by Pierce Group Benefits, on Tuesday, September 18th at the Renaissance Asheville Hotel.

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