Inspiring Teacher of the Week

By Jeff Rivenbark  BOLIVIA, NC (WWAY) — Walk the halls at Brunswick County Early College High School and you’ll see the school’s mascot prominently displayed. The “firebird” represents rising from ashes to fly again. That’s a lesson every ninth grader learns in Alise White’s “Freshman Success” program. Every student enrolled at the school must...

Inspiring Teacher Receives Award

By Joe Dejka It’s hard to keep a secret in an elementary school, but this time it worked. Teacher Rebecca Streff said she was “clueless” before the big announcement on Monday that she received a Milken Educator Award — the only one in Nebraska this year. When a Milken Family Foundation official attending an...

How this Teacher is Impacting Her Students

By Rashana Harney  For about 11 years, Madeline Todd has told her students to make their best even better. Todd now teaches her first-grade students at Conkwright Elementary School the same. She has taught first through fourth grades throughout her career and went into teaching because it was where she could have the most...