November 16-- A middle school Social Studies teacher is the "Teacher of the Year" in the Montgomery County school system.
Sahira Wadley (center) was named at a Thursday morning ceremony in the Mount Vernon Community House.
Teachers of the Year at Montgomery County High School are Spanish teacher Melissa Mullins (left) and Maria McBride, a pre-K teacher for 25 years at Montgomery County Elementary School.
"I do it for the kids and I'm just thankful that my peers and others see that my work is not in vain. I enjoy seeing my kids learn. When I see those that struggle actually comprehend, it really makes my day and let's me know I'm doing my job and helping them," Ms. Wadley said.