Mrs. Rita McCormack, who is Reading’s Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to Reading 8th grade Language Arts teacher, Mrs. Rita McCormack, who is Reading’s Teacher of the Year and received the Celebrate Excellence Educator Award from the Hamilton County Education Service Center. The 26-year veteran teacher was honored on May 24, at Sharonville Convention Center with a breakfast and awards ceremony. She received her award from former Bengal and Hall of Famer, Anthony Munoz, who was the Master of Ceremonies.

“Rita McCormack is passionate about education and loves teaching. She sets high expectations for her students and challenges students to reach levels they never thought were possible,” said RMS Principal, Bob Longworth.

Mrs. McCormack is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati and earned her Masters Degree from Indiana Wesleyan University. While at Reading, she served as Student Senate Adviser for 18 years. Mrs. McCormack retired from teaching at the end of this school year. Students, parents, and her peers will miss her energy and enthusiasm.

“Mrs. McCormack is one of the finest teachers I have ever worked with in my career. She loves her students and they succeed because they know how much she cares and that she will never give up on them,” said Reading Superintendent, Scott Inskeep.

Article adapted from:

http://www.readingschools.org/docs/BlueDevileNewsMay2013.pdf

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