FSK Teacher Named Wal-Mart Teacher of the Year
Release Date: 4/8/2009 1:46:32 PM
Nancy Blose, a mathematics teacher and department chair at Francis Scott Key High School, was recognized by the Westminster Wal-Mart as its Teacher of the Year for 2009.
Blose has spent 27 years in public education. Prior to teaching at Francis Scott Key, she taught at Century High School in Carroll County, Henry County and Forest Park High Schools in Georgia, Nankin Mills Junior High School in Michigan, and Seneca Junior High School in Pennsylvania. Blose also taught at Carroll Community College and Clayton State University in Georgia.
Blose was nominated for the award by Theresa Robinson, the parent of Francis Scott Key High School student Travis Robinson. According to Blose, “It is always a great honor to be recognized by your students and their parents. As a teacher, it is very rewarding to know that you have made a difference to someone. I was also very happy that FSK was recognized with a check. It is a great place to teach.”
The local Teacher of the Year honor is awarded by Wal-Mart to an outstanding teacher in the store’s area. As part of the award, Blose received a $1,000 education grant for the school. The program is part of Wal-Mart’s long-term commitment to support education throughout the United States.