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12/17/2010
Harris Teeter Together In Education Awards First Two Teachers of Excellence Winners for the 2010/2011 School Year


Harris Teeter Together In Education Awards First Two Teachers of Excellence Winners for the 2010/2011 School Year  

The company encourages principals to nominate their Teacher of Excellence for a chance to win the remaining eight cash rewards

Charlotte, NC – Harris Teeter Together in Education presented the first two of ten Teachers of Excellence awards to teachers who are furthering excellence in education. Eloise Lynch of Brooks Global Studies Extended-Year Magnet School in Greensboro and Matt Rohring of Gold Hill Elementary in Fort Mill each received a $1,000 check from Harris Teeter Together in Education for being a teacher of excellence, and an additional $1,000 check was presented to each school on behalf of the award winners.

Matt Rohring is a fifth grade teacher at Gold Hill Elementary School.  According to Terry Brewer, Gold Hill Elementary School principal, Mr. Rohring is professional, dedicated and multi-talented and on the cutting edge of the education.  He is not only comitted to his students but also dedicated to helping his peers and currently serves as a mentor for the MAP testing and the Computer Odyssey computer program.

Eloise Lynch started her teaching career in 1972 as a 4th grade reading teacher “after becoming discouraged by the wide range of reading levels that were in her class.”  She went back to school to earn her masters degree in reading and is currently a reading specialist at Brooks Global Studies Extended-Year Magnet School. 

To be eligible to participate in the Harris Teeter Together in Education Teachers of Excellence Award, a teacher must teach at a school that is registered with the Harris Teeter Together in Education program and the school principal or Together in Education coordinator must nominate the eligible faculty member.  The school must have a minimum of 100 people linked to its TIE school code number. Harris Teeter Together in Education reviews all applications received and awards a total of ten Teachers of Excellence winners during the current school year, one per month starting in October and two each in April and May. 

Your school’s teacher of excellence could be the next winner.  Visit harristeeter.com to download the Teachers of Excellence application.  Eight more awards will be distributed during the 2010/2011 school year for a total of $20,000 in Teachers of Excellence prize money.

For more information about Harris Teeter Together in Education and Teachers of Excellence,
visit harristeeter.com.