Medford Top 10 Finalist for UCPS Teacher of the Year
On January 27, UCPS Superintendent Dr. Andrew Houlihan, Cabinet staff, and Board of Education members revealed the names of the 10 UCPS Teacher of the Year finalists and paid a visit to Piedmont High School to inform Mrs. Tiffany Medford that she was one of the finalists. The winner will be announced at the annual Teacher of the Year banquet on April 28. After receiving her degree from Western Carolina University, Mrs. Medford has been a studio arts teacher since 2001. In her classroom, Mrs. Medford helps students build networking opportunities, share their work, and learn new skills. She hopes her lessons will help students uncover hidden talents that will encourage them to seek new opportunities and potential hobbies in the future. We wish Mrs. Medford the best in the final round of the UCPS Teacher of the Year competition.