Eleven teachers yesterday received the Top TIER award from the Barbados Union of Teachers (BUT).
It was part of Teacher’s Week which is celebrated annually during the last week of October, which is also Education Month.
The Top TIER represents a Teacher who Inspires, Encourages and Respects his or her students and colleagues. The 11 were drawn from both primary and secondary schools.
BUT president Rudy Lovell said: “These 11 teachers are members of the BUT. They possess the qualities indicated by the acronym and were nominated by their peers.”
The awardees, who were surprised by members of the BUT, were: Larone Walcott of St Leonard’s Boys’ Secondary; Thonya Joseph, Springer Memorial Secondary; Allyson Murray, Grantley Adams Memorial; Miranda Fergus, Milton Lynch Primary School; Ramon Armstrong, Coleridge and Parry School; Cheryl Scott-Brewster, St Silas Primary School; Sonia Shepherd, Half Moon Fort Primary; Kerrie Robinson, Grazettes Primary School; Rachell Samuel, St Christopher Primary School; Steven Kellman, St George Primary School, and Amor Douglas of Olga Miller Nursery. (MB)