Wal-Mart's Teacher Of The Year

Thursday, October 11th 2007, 6:00 am
By: News On 6

A Bartlesville educator is Wal-Mart's Oklahoma Teacher of the Year. Erica Derryberry teaches 9th grade physical science and biology at Bartlesville Mid-High school. The Teacher of the Year honor means a $10,000 educational grant for her school, plus several special gifts for her.

"I'm in total shock right now,” said Erica Derryberry, Wal-Mart Oklahoma Teacher of the Year. “I'm very excited and honored to receive this. I'm so grateful that I get to come here everyday and do what I love everyday and get an award for it."

Derryberry was nominated for the regional award by her students.

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