Primarily Math teacher named Falls City teacher of the year

Melissa Hawley
Melissa Hawley

Two Falls City Public School teachers have been named 2013 Falls City Education Foundation Outstanding Elementary and Secondary Teachers of the Year.

Primarily Math Cohort 4's Melissa Hawley received the Outstanding Elementary Teacher of the Year Award. Hawley is beginning her 14th year in District #56 as a kindergarten teacher at North School.

Thomas Weinert received the Outstanding Secondary Teacher of the Year Award. Mr. Weinert is beginning his 34th year as a teacher for District #56. He teaches chemistry, physics, and physical science at Falls City High School.

Hawley and Weinert were recognized for the award on August 12, 2013, at the annual District #56 Pre-service event held at Falls City High School. The recipients each received an engraved plaque and $1,000 in recognition of their dedication and contribution to the success of the students and District #56.