Andrew Kirby of Presque Isle high school was named the county’s 2021 teacher of the year
PRESQUE ISLE, Maine (WAGM) -The 2021 Teacher of the Year for each County have been announced and this years from Aroostook teaches in Presque Isle.
Andrew Kirby of Presque Isle high school was named the county’s 2021 teacher of the year. Kirby has been teaching high school sciences for three years at Presque Isle High School.
He says that he received a letter back in February that he was nominated, but says that the feeling of being selected as teacher of the year didn’t set in until the ceremony.
“The emotions of happiness and what not in terms of the years that I’ve put in and the work that I put in my students’ kind of shows something that it has meaning to me.”
Kirby thanks those who nominated him. Those who are named county teacher of the year are also eligible to become teacher of the year. According to the mainetoy.org, the teacher of the year will be announced in October. Here is a full list of winners:
Elm Street School, Mechanic Falls
Presque Isle High School, Presque Isle
Dr. Paige Fournier
Freeport Middle School, Freeport
Rangeley Lakes Regional School, Rangeley
Raye Anne DeSoto,
Gardiner Area High School, Gardiner
Camden Hills Regional High School, Rockport
Medomak Valley High School, Waldoboro
Oxford Elementary School, Oxford
Reeds Brook Middle School, Hampden
Piscataquis Community Secondary School, Guilford
Mt. Ararat High School, Topsham
Lawrence High School, Fairfield
Leroy H. Smith School, Winterport
Sipayik Elementary School, Pleasant Point
Christine Goulet, Biddeford Primary School, Biddeford
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