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.