Verne W. Critz Teacher Earns Top Suffolk PTA Honors

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The District is pleased to announce that Verne W. Critz Elementary School first grade teacher Carolyn Kelly was selected as the Ted Brigham Teacher of the Year. Sponsored by the Suffolk PTA, this award is given to one teacher in the country who demonstrates commitment to the PTA’s mission and objectives. 
During the January 22 Board of Education meeting where Ms. Kelly was recognized by the trustees, South Country PTA Council President Chris Maresco noted that Ms. Kelly strengthened the bond and contributed to a stronger relationship between home and school. Principal Mandy Mazziotti described Ms. Kelly as a determined individual who strives to reach her fullest potential and always has her students in mind.  
“She has demonstrated time after time, that she is an educator who truly loves her job and the students not only in her classroom, but the school as a whole,” Ms. Mazziotti said.