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Willis named RHMS teacher of the year
teacher of year

Riann Willis was chosen by her peers as Richmond Hill Middle School’s 2009-2010 Teacher of the Year. Mrs. Willis came to came to Richmond Hill Middle School as a student teacher in 2001. She continues to teach reading and English Arts in the 8th grade and is a sponsor for the Junior Beta Club. During the ceremony, Mrs. Willis was overcome by emotion and expressed her love for teaching and Richmond Hill Middle School. Mrs. Willis was congratulated by the RHMS faculty and her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Carlton McLeod, who surprised her by attending the ceremony. Also in attendance was her husband, Christopher Willis, a teacher and coach at RHMS. Mrs. Willis’ colleagues described her as a dedicated teacher and devoted to her students, while also noting her knowledge of subject area content, harmonious classroom environment, and expectations for success are just a few of the reasons that make her the right choice for RHMS Teacher of the Year. Shown in the above photo are (from left to right) Chris Willis, Rian Willis, her sister Carly McLeod, mother Randa McLeod and father Carlton McLeod. (Provided)




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