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Congrats MHS Teacher of the Year Andy Marine!
of the Year
“Andy” Marine has been a teacher at MHS for 10 years. His dedication to his
students has shown through upon receiving the Hope Teacher of the Year Award.
Every year, the teachers at every
Mooresville school vote for a teacher of the year; once all of the votes are
taken, one teacher wins ‘Teacher of the Year’ for that school. Those teachers
are then put into a larger ballot and voted upon to become Mooresville
Corporation’s chosen Teacher of the Year. Mr. Andrew Marine has been awarded the
MHS ‘Teacher of the Year’ award and is in the running for the corporation’s
“The teacher who is voted ‘Teacher of the
Year’ will represent Mooresville at the State level,” Marine said. “That
decision will be made in either May or August.”
In order to become teacher of the year,
there is certain criterion that they have to fulfill. It’s definitely no walk
in the park.
According to the Indiana Department of
Education, the qualifications are: Be exceptionally skilled and dedicated, Have
the respect and admiration of students, parents and colleagues, Play an active
and useful role in their community as in their school, and to be poised and
articulate. Other criterion is the teacher’s ability to: inspire love of
learning, in students of all backgrounds and abilities, work cooperatively with
fellow professionals, devote time and energy to activities which result in
improved construction for children, work effectively with a variety of publics
in the community, make contributions to the field of education, displays
capability of innovative practices in the classroom.
MHS’s additional requirements are that the
teacher exhibits pride in the teaching profession, respects the worth and
dignity of others, and has good communication and relationship with the
students and parents.
Marine is a well-known teacher around MHS.
He teaches Mass Media, Broadcast, Film Literature, and English 9 Honors. His
students describe him as a fun-loving and jack-of-all-trades kind of guy.
“The notecards that he always hands out
shows that he cares about his students,” sophomore Elizabeth Brock said. Brock
has been Marine’s student on the broadcast team since her eighth grade year.
“He always wants us to try and learn more.”
Senior David Trusty has been a student of
Marine’s for the past four years. In his junior year, he had three class
periods with Marine back-to-back.
“He’s been very helpful with teaching me
life lessons and doing better in school,” Trusty said. “to try harder and do
the best with the little time you have.”
Freshman Jamie Grass has only had Marine for
the current year, but already thinks highly of him and his way of teaching.
“He runs his class well and he balances
education with fun,” Grass said. “He’s hyper and outgoing. He’s also helped me
to become a better writer and have a positive personality change.”
Mr. Andrew Marine has been a force of
positivity for MHS and it shows in the reactions of his students. They are all
extremely happy and proud of him for his accomplishment, and would like to
express their congratulations.
“It can definitely only get better from
here.” –Jamie Grass
“You’re one slick guy.” –Elizabeth Brock
“Good job old guy. Glad you got one in
before you bit the dust.” –David Trusty
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