Richmond recognizes teachers of the year

November 27, 2013 by  

The city of Richmond is known its public schools, and two separate events illustrate how important teachers are to their success.

Firstly, at a ceremony at the Crowne Plaza Downtown Richmond on November 21, the 2014 Teacher of the Year was chosen by the Richmond Education Foundation. The winner was Jason Kisson of Lucille Brown Middle School, who received a check for $1,000.

In December, the RBC Teachers of the Year Celebration will be presented by the Greater Richmond Chamber of Commerce and the Richmond Business Council. This will be a breakfast banquet in which 10 outstanding teachers are to be honored.

Local companies will have the opportunity to showcase their business on tabletop displays and to introduce one of the winners to those in attendance. While helping to foster a partnership between Richmond business and education, the event will also serve as another way chamber members and the public can network. Digital business cards will probably be exchanged over this breakfast event.

It is likely that the schools at which the winners work will want to highlight their success. One way they might do it is by creating flyers or brochures with the help of Richmond printing companies to let parents and other interested parties know about the honors.

The Teachers of the Year Celebration is being held at Willow Oaks Country Club on December 13 from 7:30 am – 9:00 am. Tickets are $35 for chamber members or $40 for non-members. For more information, call 804-783-9368.

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