Local Teacher Honored In "Teachers In Tribute" Campaign

One lucky teacher in the east got a $500.00 award Wednesday to enhance her classroom.

Kimberly Brown, a first grade teacher at South Greenville Elementary School, was one of 50 teachers recognized by RBC Bank for her commitment to her community.

As part of the "Teachers in Tribute" campaign, the bank reviewed over 2,200 nominees across six states, selecting just 50 to receive the honor.

Numerous parents of students in Brown's class nominated her, noting the enthusiasm for learning she inspires in her students.

Brown says she hasn't figured out what to do with the money yet but thinks it could be used for technology related equipment or possibly books.


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  • by teacher Location: nc on May 26, 2011 at 09:38 AM
    Finally, something positive...
  • by Teacher Location: NC on May 26, 2011 at 07:43 AM
    I would take 50 bucks for my classroom!!
  • by Jada's Mom on May 26, 2011 at 03:12 AM
    Ms. Brown is my daughter's teacher this year. She is awesome!! Thanks Ms. Brown for all you do!
  • by SGE teacher- on May 25, 2011 at 08:14 PM
    Way to go Kim!!! You make us all proud!!!
  • by Teacher on May 25, 2011 at 07:44 PM
    I would love to get a $100 for my classroom but $500 wold be incredible.
  • by Parent Location: Pitt Co. on May 25, 2011 at 07:15 PM
    How nice to read something positive! And about education!! Congrats!!
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