Wal-Mart's Teacher Of The Year
Thursday, October 11th 2007, 6:00 am
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,â€ said Erica Derryberry, Wal-Mart Oklahoma Teacher of the Year. â€œI'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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