Thursday, July 11, 2013
Charleston County Council passed a resolution in honor of Lisa Trott being named Charleston County Teacher of the Year. The following is the text of the resolution:
A RESOLUTION OF CHARLESTON COUNTY COUNCIL HONORING CHARLESTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT’S TEACHER OF THE YEAR LISA TROTT
WHEREAS, from time to time Charleston County Council has the privilege of recognizing individuals in this community who exemplify commitment, determination, dedication, and excellence; and,
WHEREAS, Lisa Trott, the 2013 Charleston County School District Teacher of the Year,
has exhibited all of these characteristics during her career as an educator; and,
WHEREAS, Lisa Trott, a 4th grade teacher at Ashley River Creative Arts Elementary School in West Ashley, was chosen as the school’s Teacher of the Year; and,
WHEREAS, Lisa Trott competed against the Teacher of the Year from each school in Charleston County in a process that was narrowed down to five finalists by the Charleston County School District Superintendent’s Teacher Roundtable and those finalists were judged by a panel of educators from outside the district based on applications, recommendations, interviews, and classroom observations; and,
WHEREAS, Lisa Trott, a National Board Certified teacher who has previously been recognized as the Distinguished Reading Teacher of the Year and the Charleston Animal Society’s Humane Educator of the Year, says that one of her proudest accomplishments is passing on students “who have learned to expect more out of themselves, to challenge themselves, who are committed to being the very best humans they can be.”
NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT CHARLESTON COUNTY COUNCIL, in
meeting duly assembled, is proud to congratulate Charleston County School District’s Teacher of the Year Lisa Trott and hereby acknowledges her contributions to the citizens of Charleston County by actively involving her students in learning.
CHARLESTON COUNTY COUNCIL
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