West Virginia Teacher of the Year and Principal of the Year to Be Named November 15 in Charleston

Posted: November 09, 2000
The 2001 West Virginia Teacher of the Year and Principal of the Year will be announced during a special ceremony at the Charleston Marriott, Wednesday, November 15, at approximately 8:30 p.m. All county teachers of the year and the seven finalists will be recognized beginning at 8:00 p.m. The West Virginia Teacher of the Year will represent the state at the national level.  

The finalists are: Paul Lovett, an agriculture education teacher at the Monroe County Technical Center; Donna Ream, a kindergarten and first grade teacher at Lewisburg Elementary in Greenbrier County; Alice Rowe, a journalism teacher at Bridgeport High in Harrison County; Kellan Sarles, an English language arts teacher at Princeton Senior High in Mercer County; Fay Stump, an English teacher at Weir High in Hancock County; Jeanne Sypolt, a kindergarten teacher at Anna Jarvis Elementary in Taylor County; and Felicia Burger-Westfall, a music teacher at Tennerton Elementary in Upshur County.  

The Teacher of the Year is the longest ongoing awards program honoring classroom teachers. Past recipients of the award will also be present including the 2000 winner Ede Ashworth of Brooke County.  

WEST VIRGINIA TEACHER OF THE YEAR/PRINCIPAL OF THE YEAR AWARDS CEREMONY, CHARLESTON MARRIOTT  

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15 7:00 pm DINNER 8:00 pm RECOGNITION OF COUNTY WINNERS 8:30 pm ANNOUNCEMENT OF TEACHER OF THE YEAR AND PRINCIPAL OF THE YEAR

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