Local Math and Science Teachers Honored - Southern Maryland Headline News

Local Math and Science Teachers Honored


The Outstanding Southern Maryland Science Teachers of the Year. Front row, from left: Emily Huff, Leonardtown High School; Linda Stewart, Mechanicsville Elementary School; Becky Conrad, Westlake High School; and Michael Ficalora, Piccowaxen Middle School; Back row: Jennifer Carter, Leonardtown Middle School; Mary Gloster, Patuxent High School; Kirk Stiffler, Dowell Elementary School; and Jason Walent, Milton Somers Middle School. (Photo: SMECO)
The Outstanding Southern Maryland Science Teachers of the Year. Front row, from left: Emily Huff, Leonardtown High School; Linda Stewart, Mechanicsville Elementary School; Becky Conrad, Westlake High School; and Michael Ficalora, Piccowaxen Middle School; Back row: Jennifer Carter, Leonardtown Middle School; Mary Gloster, Patuxent High School; Kirk Stiffler, Dowell Elementary School; and Jason Walent, Milton Somers Middle School. (Photo: SMECO)

HUGHESVILLE, Md. (May 08, 2008)—Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO) and the school systems of Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary's counties recently honored 17 local educators for their accomplishments in the fields of mathematics and science.

Receiving honors this year were nine math teachers and eight science teachers from schools in the three counties. The teachers were chosen for their outstanding performance in the areas of creativity, rapport with students, enthusiasm for teaching, professionalism, and innovative teaching methods.

Each teacher received a plaque and a check for $250.

Awards were presented at a dinner held in their honor.

The Outstanding Science Teachers of the Year are listed below.

Calvert County

Mary Gloster, Patuxent High School
Kirk Stiffler, Dowell Elementary School

Charles County

Becky Conrad, Westlake High School
Michael Ficalora, Piccowaxen Middle School
Jason Walent, Milton Somers Middle School

St. Mary's County

Jennifer Carter, Leonardtown Middle School
Emily Huff, Leonardtown High School
Linda Stewart, Mechanicsville Elementary School

The Outstanding Mathematics Teachers of the Year are listed below.

The Outstanding Southern Maryland Mathematics Teachers of the Year. Front row, from left: April O'Leary, Thomas Stone High School; LuAnn Stout, General Smallwood Middle School; Cheryl Corwin, Leonardtown Middle School; and Lynn Killius, Patuxent Elementary School. Back row: Dawne Caine, Windy Hill Middle School; Patricia Casto, Huntingtown High School; Anne Wincelowicz, Leonardtown High School; John Ballard, Lexington Park Elementary School; and Christine Kernozek, T.C. Martin Elementary School.
The Outstanding Southern Maryland Mathematics Teachers of the Year. Front row, from left: April O'Leary, Thomas Stone High School; LuAnn Stout, General Smallwood Middle School; Cheryl Corwin, Leonardtown Middle School; and Lynn Killius, Patuxent Elementary School. Back row: Dawne Caine, Windy Hill Middle School; Patricia Casto, Huntingtown High School; Anne Wincelowicz, Leonardtown High School; John Ballard, Lexington Park Elementary School; and Christine Kernozek, T.C. Martin Elementary School. (Photo: SMECO)

Calvert County

Dawne Caine, Windy Hill Middle School
Patricia Casto, Huntingtown High School
Lynn Killius, Patuxent Elementary School

Charles County

Christine Kernozek, T.C. Martin Elementary School
April O'Leary, Thomas Stone High School
LuAnn Stout, General Smallwood Middle School

St. Mary's County

John Ballard, Lexington Park Elementary School
Cheryl Corwin, Leonardtown Middle School
Anne Wincelowicz, Leonardtown High School

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