Heidi Markish of New Manchester Elementary School is the 2016 Hancock County Teacher of the Year. Mrs. Markish is a veteran teacher who has a true passion for teaching and learning. She is a dedicated, determined educator who inspires not only students but parents and teachers alike. She is a true role model of educational excellence and encompasses the characteristics that exemplify a “West Virginia Teacher of the Year”.
Congratulations to the 2016 Teachers of the Year nominees: Melissa Freshwater, Amy Wilson, Heidi Markish, Rachel Bandy, Edson Arneault, and Mandy McGeehan. Not pictured is Amanda Cain.