Sunday, June 28, 2009

Thursday, June 11, 2009


Alternative Post Title:
How I found out I was awarded 2010 Oregon Higher
Education Art Teacher of the Year.....

I was actually washing up breakfast dishes when the phone rang a few minutes after 8:00 (am). Used to providing answering service for my daughters, I thought, "Who the heck would be calling THIS early? It being graduation day, all of Erin's friends didn't have to get up for school and were sure to be sleeping-in. The caller was Shannon McBride, from LakeRidge High School. When I told her what a pleasant surprise it was to hear from her, she said, "Well, I'm about to make it even better," and proceeded to tell me about the award. I was stumbling-over-my-tongue speechless. 'Didn't know what to say. I had no idea.

(You can read more in the George Fox News Releases.)