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CSHS Teacher Commended by Humanities of Texas

Nov 08, 2016 07:47AM ● By Audrey Sellers

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John Irish, social studies teacher at Carroll Senior High School, is among the best in Texas when it comes to excellence in teaching the humanities. He was named the 2016 Outstanding Teacher of the Year – Humanities by Humanities of Texas, a nonprofit dedicated to educational excellence.

Each year, the organization presents 15 awards recognizing and encouraging excellence in teaching the humanities in Texas schools. More than 700 teachers across the state were nominated for Humanities of Texas Outstanding Teaching Awards this year.

Humanities of Texas presents these awards annually to Texas social studies and language arts teachers who have made exemplary contributions in teaching, curriculum development and extracurricular programming in their schools and community. Irish will receive a $5,000 prize and an additional $500 to CSHS for purchase of humanities-based instructional materials.

Click here for more information on the award and for the full list of winners.