EDUCATION

NHS teacher recognized with humanities award

By Messenger Staff | Published Wednesday, October 24, 2012

OUTSTANDING TEACHER – Northwest High School government teacher Charles Cooper (second from right) was presented a plaque and $5,000 cash award for receiving the 2012 Outstanding Teaching of Humanities Award. Pictured (left to right) are Joy Ann Havran, Humanities Texas board member; Liz James, coordinator of educational programs at Humanities Texas; Chandler Cochran, field representative for Sen. Jane Nelson; Cooper; and Jason Childress, NHS principal. Submitted photo

Northwest High School government teacher Charles Cooper was one of 13, out of nearly 350 nominations, to receive the 2012 Outstanding Teaching of the Humanities Award from the Humanities of Texas organization.

He was presented a plaque and $5,000 for his exemplary contributions in teaching, curriculum development and extracurricular programming.

In addition, NHS Principal Jason Childress was presented a $500 check designated for instructional materials.

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