Teachers honored for educational efforts
Published: May 14, 2008 | 7028th good news item since 2003
Selina Meyer, of Indian Trail Elementary School, is the 2007-08 Kentucky Special Education Teacher of the Year. She teaches the self-contained Functional Mental Disability class at Indian Trail.
Rosanna Vessels, a theology teacher at St. Xavier High School, received the Catholic Education Foundation Teacher Award. Sponsored by Dan and Helen Ulmer and their family, the award goes to a teacher who surpasses expectations, has a creative teaching style and is a positive influence on students.
Mary W. Ludwig, of the Westport Teenage Parent Program School, was named the 2008 National Teacher of the Year by the American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences. She received the award for a fashion program she implemented in 2000 for pregnant and parenting teens.