TEACHER OF THE WEEK: Bill Ziegler From Columbia Early College/High School

The WITN Teacher of the Week for November 28, 2012 is Bill Ziegler. Bill teaches World and US History at Columbia Early College/High School in Tyrrell County.

Bill moved here in August of this year from Pennsylvania, where he received his bachelors degree from Marywood University. He is also an assistant football coach with the conference champion Wildcats.

Bill writes “being a historian, it is wonderful to call home a region so rich in American history.”

The person who nominated Bill wrote “He is a very outgoing teacher at Columbia High School in Columbia, NC. He is a very positive when he talks about his students. Mr. Ziegler is awesome at emailing parents of happenings in his class and also emails about grades. It is wonderful to have a teacher send out emails about how your child is doing in class and what they are learning. This is a daily routine for him. Mr. Ziegler provides snacks for all children during the day, which makes all of them happy. Mr. Ziegler is also an assistant coach for our high school football team. He takes much of his time and exerts it towards the students at our school. He is a remarkable man.”

Bill is married and has a four-year-old daughter.