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Thomas Named Teacher-of-the-Year by D.A.R.

Posted by Alan on February 14, 2011 9:39 AM | (Not Filed) | Comments (4)

Mike_Thomas.pngCongratulations to Ramay Jr. High teacher Mike Thomas for being named the 2011 Arkansas History Teacher-of-the-Year by the Arkansas chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Thomas is the author of "Digging Up Arkansas," a theatrical production that brings Arkansas history alive for young students.

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4 Comments

Posted by Carole Lane on February 18, 2011 9:03 AM

I can well imagine how Mike can make history come alive--he's a natural story teller. Good job, Mike!

Posted by Leslie Cinqmars on February 19, 2011 12:56 AM

Perfect choice...So deserving! Congratulations Mike. Hope we get to see "Digging Up Arkansas". Please notify us of any potential opportunities. Am truly excited for you!

Posted by Jo Stevens on February 19, 2011 10:13 PM

Mike is a true gem in Arkansas for - students and teachers alike. I was fortunate enough to see Diggin' up Arkansas and watched with amazement as his clever play energized and thrilled my students to learn more about our state and inspired me as a coach to work with my teachers to connect what we learned with our reading and writing instruction. You definitly are the diamond standard of our profession!

Posted by Meredith Cox on February 20, 2011 9:56 PM

Congratulations, Mike! I'm happy your talents are so widely recognized. I wish you all the best!