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Celebrating Excellence in Education! NCCAT visits Haywood County Board of Education to honor BTOY

Abigail Bentley school board visit photo.

NCCAT had the honor of attending the Haywood County Schools Board of Education Meeting on Monday night, where we celebrated the outstanding achievement of Abigail Bentley, a teacher at Pisgah High School. Abigail was recently named the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT) 2024 Empower NC Beginning Teacher of the Year!

Among those in attendance:

NCCAT Executive Director Dr. M. Brock Womble

NCCAT Deputy Executive Director Dr. Karen Sumner

NCCAT Board of Trustees Chairman Dr. Cory S. Causby

Haywood County Schools Dianne Chadwick

Western Carolina University Assistant Professor Dr. Myra Watson

Congratulations, Abigail Bentley! We are incredibly proud of your achievements and the positive impact you continue to make on students and families.

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Thank you, Haywood County Schools Superintendent Dr. Trevor Putnam and Haywood County Schools, for all you do!