Social Studies Pair Recognized by State Association
Caroline King (right), Texas History teacher at Calhoun Middle School, and Kimberly Fritch (left), world geography teacher at Braswell High School, were recently recognized as two of the top teachers in the state by the Texas Council for the Social Studies.
Ms. King was selected as the 2017 Outstanding NOVA Award recipient, which annually recognizes the best first-year social studies teacher in the state. She is a graduate of the University of North Texas and also serves as the cheer coach and pep squad sponsor at Calhoun.
Ms. Fritch was selected as the 2017 Outstanding High School Teacher Award, which annually recognizes the best high school social studies teacher in the state. The recipient of the first Braswell High Teacher of the Year honor a year ago, Ms. Fritch also serves as an instructional coach and the school’s student council sponsor. She is a graduate of the University of North Texas.
The Texas Council for the Social Studies recognized each of the winners at its annual conference in Las Colinas earlier this month. Ms. King and Ms. Fritch were each awarded a plaque commemorating their honor and a check for $250.