Jennifer Northrup from Oak Mountain Elementary School and Natalie Landrum from Helena Elementary School were recognized as finalists for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching at the March 9 board meeting in Montgomery.
They were among eight nominees in the state, and both were nominated as outstanding math instructors. The Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching Mathematics and Science Teaching is the highest recognition that a kindergarten through 12th-grade mathematics or science teacher may receive for outstanding teaching in the United States.
Shelby County Schools is honored to have two teachers recognized for their hard work and dedication to the teaching profession.
– Submitted by Cindy Warner.