Bradie Shrum Elementary teacher Bev Sweeney received the Teacher of the Month Award from Salem School Corporation and WSLM Radio.
This is Sweeney’s 30th year at Bradie Shrum Elementary.
She teaches 5th grade high-ability class and co-sponsors the BSE Spell Bowl, Math Bowl, and Science Bowl teams. She is in charge of hosting the regional Spell Bowl Competition.
BSE Principal Brent Minton shared this nomination of Sweeney by a parent:
“Mrs. Sweeney always differentiates her curriculum to reach each student in her class. She does so many hands-on activities that increase student engagement in the classroom. She has the whole child in mind
when she is educating the student. Students are encouraged to work ahead and explore on their own. The class is individualized when it needs to be. She is a leader among teachers and is always working to better herself and her students.”
Sweeney received a t-shirt (courtesy of Linck’s Clothing); a Cinnamon Pull Apart desert from Papa Johns of Salem;a certificate and Yeti custom 30 oz. cup from WSLM and $50 to use in the classroom from Roxanne Nantz.