Pocahontas County Teacher of the Year Teresa Rhea speaks about her 38-year teaching career during the Super Scholars event Monday evening held at Pocahontas County High School. Rhea began her career as a business teacher at PCHS and is now a math teacher at Marlinton Middle School. S. Stewart photo

Suzanne Stewart
Staff Writer

Monday evening was a time of celebration for Pocahontas County Schools. Celebration of the achievements of students and the outstanding efforts of both professional and service personnel.

Superintendent Terrence Beam led the event, recognizing students in grades three through 12, as well as the Service Personnel of the Year nominees and winners and Teacher of the Year nominees and winner.

The Pocahontas County Teacher of the Year is Marlinton Middle School math teacher Teresa Rhea. Rhea was introduced by MMS principal and her former student, Dustin Lambert.

“For the past thirty-eight years, Mrs. Rhea has been a dedicated, passionate teacher in Pocahontas County, serving as a high school and middle school math and business teacher,” Lambert said. “I personally know Mrs. Rhea as one of her students and, now, as a colleague in…

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