PERSEVERING: Sarah Leach an inspiration to students
by Bill Baldowski
October 23, 2014 12:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Education, whether from a teacher or student perspective, is a journey. However, for that journey to be successful, through good and bad times, one must have perseverance and be able to draw inspiration from others. This is how Douglas County School System’s 2014-15 teacher of the year, Sarah Leach, said she views her profession. She readily points to her husband, Matt, also a teacher at Chapel Hill, and her 10-year-old son, as her inspiration. However, as far as her Advanced Placem...
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New Douglas assistant DA ready to protect community
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Elected officials and college degrees
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Do you think it is important for elected officials to have college degrees?