Thursday, September 14, 2000

Nine teachers now semifinalists

The Associated Press

        FRANKFORT — Nine teachers from across the state were named semifinalists Wednesday for 2001 Kentucky Teacher of the Year.

        The nine represent three elementary, three middle and three high schools, the Department of Education announced.

        A committee of educators will visit and observe each teacher in the classroom this month. A teacher will be select ed from each level of school. One will become Kentucky teacher of the year and represent the state at a national competition.

        Semifinalists, with school and district:

        • Harriet Jo Biehle, Worthington Elementary, Raceland-Worthington Independent.

        • Nancy Elizabeth Gaunce, East Jessamine High, Jessamine County.

        • Reeda Stamper Hart, Grant's Lick Elementary, Camp bell County.

        • Jerry L. Parks, Georgetown Middle, Scott County.

        • Ann Robinson Pollard, Bowling Green Junior High, Bowling Green Independent.

        • Kathy Proffitt Lowe, Barren County Middle, Barren County.

        • Cindi Reedy, South Oldham High, Oldham County.

        • Susan Rose, Centerfield Elementary, Oldham County.

        • Anne W. Wilson, Atherton High, Jefferson County.


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