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Catawba Alumna and Teacher of Year Bonds with Students

June 06, 2011

Category: Academics, Alumni, Teacher Education

PierceBy Sarah Campbell,

Theresa Pierce '10 can't walk down the halls at Overton Elementary School without students waving, calling out her name or running to hug her.

"They are always so excited to see her," Jennifer Sheppard, the school's Title I coordinator, said.

Pierce was recently named the Rowan-Salisbury Teacher of the Year, an accolade Sheppard said is well-deserved.


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