Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Kelley Wanish, Dorchester District Two and Corey Prentiss, Dorchester District Four have been honored by SCBT Bank as District Teacher of the Year.
SCBT sponsored their appearance at the South Carolina Teacher of the Year Celebration in Columbia, May 1.
Wanish teaches fifth grade English Language Arts at Beech Hill Elementary School. She was honored at the event organized by South Carolina Future Minds, the non-profit that organizes private support for the state’s public schools.
Prentiss teaches third-fourth grade Math and Science at Williams Memorial Elementary School. She was honored at the event organized by South Carolina Future Minds, the non-profit that organizes private support for the state’s public schools.
“The support of SCBT underscores the importance of great teachers to all of us,” said Trip DuBard, SC Future Minds executive director. “We’re all proud of and grateful for teachers like Ms. Wanish and Ms. Prentiss.”
The SC Teacher of the Year Celebration was held May 1 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. The event brought together leaders of government, business and education to honor the best teachers from all South Carolina school districts. At the evening’s end, Darleen Sutton of Pickens County was named the 2014 SC Teacher of the Year, and will receive use of a BMW X3 for the next year.
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