Liz Quon, a second-grade teacher at Richmond Hill Elementary School, has been chosen as Teacher of the Year for the 2011-2012 academic year.
Principal Walt Barnes sang Quon’s praises, saying she has an ability to bring out the best in her students and peers alike.
“She’s just a special person. She’s got a really neat personality, people are drawn to her and she’s just got a really good way about her,” he said.
According to Barnes, Quon has a gift for classroom teaching.
“She’s able to work with multiple levels of students—those who are struggling, gifted students—she’s an excellent communicator with students, peers and with parents.”
For more, pick up a copy of the Feb. 19 edition of the News.