Mrs. Karen Leigh receives The West Virginia Elementary Physical Education Teacher of the Year

Upshur

The West Virginia Elementary Physical Education Teacher of the Year Mrs. Karen Leigh, from Tennerton Elementary in Buckhannon, was recognized on Wednesday for her award.

To receive the award, Mrs. Leigh had to meet board criteria for the recognitions and also receive nominations from members of the community.

She has been working over 20 years in Upshur County schools and said her goals is for her students to have fun.

“I just want the kids to play and have a good time and be involved and working all th time. And it means that I’m nominated now to go from the state of West Virginia now to the nationals, which will be held in Tampa, Florida in April,” said Mrs. Leigh.

Mrs. Leigh will put in an application to be considered for the award on a national level.

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