AOP Announces Winners of Inaugural Christian School Teacher of the Year Awards
To recognize and celebrate teachers who make a difference in the lives of a child or young adult every day, AOP launched its inaugural Christian School Teacher of the Year Awards earlier this year.
AOP invited educators to nominate a colleague or share their own story to kick off the selection process. Once the deadline passed, a panel of judges selected Mary Jo Newton of Trinity Christian School in Lubbock, Texas, as the teacher who best used AOP curriculum in unique and beneficial ways to inspire students to find their path, glorify God, and reach their greatest potential.
“I am very humbled to have been selected,” Newton said. “My greatest joy is found in my students and in seeing them learn and feel a sense of accomplishment. This award is the icing on the cake, so to speak.”
As our first place winner, Newton earned a $150 Visa® gift card, as well as an AOP gift pack and a $250 scholarship for Trinity Christian.