Superintendent Jeanette Warwick (right) presents Chris Ratliff (left) with her certificate at the February School Board meeting.

Pam Dudding-Burch
Contributing writer

Craig County has seen many students excel in their personal endeavors. The main reason why is the quality of teachers that they are surrounded by. Chris Ratliff falls into that category. She seems to have not only captured an award, but the heart of her kids to enjoy learning.

On Friday, February 2, Ratliff received an email from Tammy Maxey, the Senior Education Manager, saying that she had been chosen as a runner-up for the 2018 Virginia Agriculture Teacher of the Year.

“I am excited to be a runner-up,” Ratliff shared. “There are many great opportunities with Ag in the classroom lesson plans. So many teachers around the state are using agriculture to relate topics to their students in exceptional ways.”


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