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June 9, 2003

National History Day Teacher of the Year Candidate

Shirley Rhodes, 7/8 Core Block Teacher at Thunder Mountain Middle School, has been selected as this year's winner of both the Washington State History Day Teacher of the Year and Western Region National History Day Teacher of the Year.

The Western Region consists of the states of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, California, Alaska, and Hawaii. She is now one of seven finalists for the National Award. The winner of the National History Day Teacher of the Year will be announced at the awards ceremony held at the University of Maryland on June 19th. Congratulations and good luck Shirley! We are all very proud of the work that you do for our children!