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EIT program honors three educators from Green County

By Scarlett Birge, student news writer, and Joan C. McKinney, director, Office of University Communications

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. - Campbellsville University's 34th annual Excellence in Teaching Award Program Ceremony was canceled this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

However, 217 teachers received the Excellence in Teaching Award from 76 districts and/or private schools in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Twenty-two of the teachers have Campbellsville College or University degrees and nine teachers are National Certified Teachers.

The teachers are selected by their school districts in each grade level (preschool/elementary, middle and high school).

The 2020 Excellence in Teaching Award recipients in Green County, announced by William Hodges, superintendent, are: Kristy Sullivan, Green County Intermediate School; Chasity Price, Green County Middle School; and Mike Daniels, Green County High School.

Sullivan, of Greensburg, Ky., teaches 3rd grade at Green County Intermediate School where she has taught since 2013. She formerly taught preschool, kindergarten and 1st grade at Taylor County Elementary from 2003 until 2013.

From Campbellsville University, she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education in 2002 and her Master of Arts degree in Special Education in 2007. She is a 1998 graduate of Green County High School.

She is the daughter of Sandra and Robert Adkins of Greensburg, Ky. She is married to Clifton Sullivan, and they have two children, Brylee Grace and Hayden Sullivan.

Price, of Greensburg, Ky., teaches 7th and 8th grade reading at Green County Middle School where she has taught since 2018. She formerly taught kindergarten through 6th grade in Hart County Schools from 2002 until 2018.

She received her bachelor of science degree in 2002 from Campbellsville University. She is a 1998 graduate of Green County High School.

She is married to Thomas Price, and they have two children, Eli and Emma Price.

Daniels, of Greensburg, Ky., teaches U.S. history, psychology, and sociology at Green County High School where he has taught since 2010. He also taught there from 2001 to 2006.

From Campbellsville University, he received his Bachelor of Science in Social Studies in 2001 and his Master of Arts in Special Education in 2011. He is a 1995 graduate of Taylor County High School.

He is the son of Brenda and Marc Daniels of Campbellsville, Ky. He is married to Kayla Daniels, and they have three children: Maggie, Cale and Darby Daniels.

The 2020 Excellence in Teaching Committee included: Dr. Lisa Allen, dean of the Campbellsville University School of Education; Elizabeth Franklin, secretary to the dean, School of Education; Lisa Kirtley, data specialist; Natasha Nall, graduate secretary for the School of Education; Dominic Sanfilippo, early childhood program secretary, and Alice Steele, clinic support specialist.

This story was posted on 2020-06-10 20:38:10
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