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Coach Carroll: GCS Teacher of the Year!

Congratulations, Coach Carroll!  

Guilford County Schools Announces Principal and Teacher of the Year  (from GCS News)

September 15, 2022 – Veteran educator Christopher Carroll is taking home one of Guilford County Schools' (GCS) highest honors. During the annual Celebration of Excellence, Leah Carper, the 2022 North Carolina Teacher of the Year, announced Carroll, a physical education teacher, as the 2022-2023 GCS Teacher of the Year.

Carroll, who is entering his 25th year as an educator, said the power of education is all in the "why." He uses his lessons to answer that question for students and demonstrate how they can live active and healthy lives. 

Carroll was also named Elementary Teacher of the year. Holly Herberg of Ferndale Middle was named Middle School Teacher of the Year and Weaver Academy's Nina Sumpter took home the honor of High School Teacher of the Year. Other finalists included Olivia Gerald from Grimsley High and Juana Rhili of Guilford Elementary.

The Teacher of the Year announcement was one of several announcements made Thursday at Eastern High as the district's top educators were recognized. The Guilford Education Alliance, The Joseph M. Bryan Foundation and Racial Equity Institute, LLC sponsored the event and related prize money. 

Visit GCS News to read more about those honored at the Celebration of Excellence.


View the Fox8 News interview with Coach Carroll from September 16.  (Link available for 30 days)

Coach Carroll's interview with Fox8 News