POSTED: Monday, January 27, 2014 - 1:06pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - 3:44pm
ASCENSION PARISH, LA (NBC33) — The Ascension Parish School Board announced on January 27, that it has presented with Christie Spohn with the Primary Teacher of the Year Award.
Christie Spohn is a fourth grade English Language Arts teacher at George Washington Carver Primary School in
Gonzales, where she is also a mentor teacher.
Spohn was grateful not only for the award, but her role as a teacher saying, "Teaching is an opportunity to shape the future, and this opportunity should not be taken lightly.”
She is also a member of A+PEL and is an A+PEL All Star Educator.
The school board said Spohn was selected from a long list of educators, and was nominated by her peers.
Spohn has been teaching for eight years.