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Congratulations to the Teachers of the Year

October 8, 2009
Photo Credit: MDJ Staff/ Thinh D. Nguyen
Photo Credit: MDJ Staff/ Thinh D. Nguyen

Two of the best local educators were honored Wednesday morning at our annual Teacher of the Year handprint unveiling ceremony on the Marietta Square. Allatoona High School special education teacher Kelly Bramblett and Marietta High School math teacher Marie Sherbondy were selected earlier this year by their school districts as 2009’s top teachers.

About a month ago, the teachers made marble molds of their hands, which were later placed and covered on the sidewalk outside of the west side of Glover Park. The handprints, which lay among handprints of previous teachers of the year, were unveiled after the two received standing ovations inside the Earl Smith Strand Theatre.

Photo Credit: MDJ Staff/ Thinh D. Nguyen
Photo Credit: MDJ Staff/ Thinh D. Nguyen

“There is no factor more important for economic growth than educational Marietta and Cobb,” Chamber First Vice Chairman Rob Garcia said to an audience filled with students, parents, chamber members and school officials. Continue reading at mdjonline.com.

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