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Wilson County Schools Educators Awarded NCCAT Honored Educator Scholarships

HES Award winners 2024 from Wilson County

The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT) is proud to announce that two Wilson County Schools educators, April Sherrod and Lisa Hendricks, have been awarded NCCAT Honored Educator Scholarships for 2023-2024.

April Sherrod, a 7th-grade math teacher at Forest Hills Middle School, has been named the recipient of the Elsie Brame and Norma Henderson Leonard Hunt HES for 2023-2024. Lisa Hendricks, a Health Sciences teacher at James Hunt High School, has been honored with the Mabel Roberson McIntyre HES for the same period.

Both Ms. Sherrod and Ms. Hendricks recently participated in the enlightening "Shifting the Paradigm: Student Centered Instructional Coaching" program at NCCAT Cullowhee. This program was led by NCCAT faculty member Gin Hodge.

The NCCAT Honored Educator Scholarship (HES) is a distinguished recognition that covers all costs associated with participating in an NCCAT program, including transportation and substitute teacher expenses. Additionally, the honored educators receive a $250 grant for use in their classrooms, further enhancing their ability to create impactful learning experiences for their students.

The program offers a unique opportunity for educators to further their professional growth and contribute to the advancement of education in North Carolina.