Source: WRAL

Maureen Stover, a Fayetteville educator with five years’ experience, was named the 51st North Carolina Teacher of the Year. Stover works at Cumberland International Early College High School as a 9th-10th grade Biology, Earth & Environmental Science & AVID Teacher, according to WRAL.

Nine educators made it to the final round, including Stover. The rest were also named 2020 Regional Teachers of the Year. Among them are:

  • Dawn Gilchrist, School of Alternatives (West)
  • Maggie Murphy, Piney Creek School (Northwest)
  • Chad Beam, Burns High School (Southwest)
  • Tonya Smith, Elkin High School (Piedmont Triad)
  • Maureen Stover, Cumberland International Early College High School (Sandhills)
  • Carol Forrest, Long Mill Elementary (North Central)
  • Jeanette Owens, Ocracoke School (Northeast)
  • Daniel Scott, Swansboro High School (Southeast)
  • Ashley Bailey, Roxboro Community School (Charter Schools)

As part of her position as the 2020 Teacher of the Year, Stover will be a statewide ambassador for educators and travel the state.

Read the full story on the Fayetteville educator from WRAL.