Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen Recognizes the 2009 Virginia Teacher of the Year
Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen congratulates Stephanie Doyle on her recent selection as the 2009 Virginia Teacher of the Year. In recognition of this honor, the Allen Law Firm awarded her a check in the amount of $2,500.
Stephanie A. Doyle was also recognized as the Virginia Region 6 Teacher of the Year 2009. She currently teaches sixth-grade United States History I at Breckinridge Middle School in Roanoke. Mrs. Doyle serves as the sixth-grade team leader and is on the school’s site-based leadership team. After mentoring a student through high school, she founded the Girls Rising Onto Womanhood (GROW) mentoring program. The goal of the GROW program is to help young girls overcome obstacles in order to succeed in school. In addition to teaching, Mrs. Doyle is involved in the National Museum of the American Indian, Organization of American Historians, Virginia Council for Social Studies and Civil War Preservation Trust.
Allen and Allen is also pleased to recognize the 2009 Virginia Regional Teachers of the Year: Nicole C. Winter, Sarah O. V. Lichtel, Kyle J. Toth, Patricia R. Herr, Therese P. Warner, Teresa L. Hash, and Joy E. Utzinger.
“With the many challenges facing our country and our economy, the importance of teachers as instructors, mentors, and examples for our children has never been greater” said Clayton Allen of the Firm’s continued involvement in this program. “The Allen Law Firm is proud to recognize the commitment, dedication and effort that teachers demonstrate daily throughout the Commonwealth, and to recognize the Regional Teachers of the Year and State Teacher of the Year as their representatives” Allen added. Melinda South, attorney with The Allen Law Firm, sits on the selection panel for Virginia Teacher of the Year and is honored to be involved in supporting Virginia educators.