Huntington/St. Joseph School’s Amy Parent Named One of the Best Teachers in the Nation

By Colleen Rowan HUNTINGTON—The St. Joseph Catholic School community in Huntington gathered for an assembly in the gym Nov. 30 to honor second-grade teacher Amy Parent who received the first National University System-Sanford Teacher Award for West Virginia. The 51 teachers, representing each state, and the District of Columbia, each received $10,000 for demonstrating their commitment to creating inspirational and harmonious classrooms that support student development and achievement.

Colleen Rowan Photo Amy Parent, second-grade teacher at St. Joseph Catholic School in Huntington, right, received the National University System-Sanford Teacher Award for West Virginia. With her is Principal Carol Templeton at a school assembly held in Parent’s honor Nov. 30.

(See story in Dec. 7 issue)

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