Rotarians present Excellence in Teaching Awards


Three local teachers were recognized Monday for their dedication in the classroom during the presentation of the Bellefontaine Rotary Club’s 22nd annual Excellence in Teaching Awards at the Friendly Senior Center. They are, from left, Mike Kouse from the Ohio Hi-Point Career Center, and Katie Rychener and Mary Smith, both from Bellefontaine High School. Each received a set of bookends and a $100 Chamber Choice gift certificate. Video clips of the educators’ acceptance speeches are below. (EXAMINER PHOTO | T.J. HUBBARD)


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