The 2017 Bay High School Henshaw-Whitley Teacher Excellence Award


6/26/2017

The 2017 Bay High School Henshaw-Whitley Teacher Excellence Award winner is Nancy Williams. She is recognized as a teacher who teaches her students and also helps them settle into high school life while she assists them in their journey of maturation and growth. The Henshaw-Whitley Teacher Excellence Award was established by former student Eugene Cartledge and the Bay High School class of 1947 in honor of two Bay High School teachers, Eleanor Henshaw Ovca and Orin Whitley. The purpose of the award is to recognize teachers who make major contributions to students’ lives and who significantly elevate the profession of classroom teaching in the eyes of the public.  This is the fourteenth year of the Henshaw-Whitley Award, which honors a full-time teacher who makes a sincere difference in the lives of students. Also nominated were Cindy Fowler, Melanie Malone, Anna Montero-Marrero and Nate Taylor.