HCPS crowns Teacher of the Year, First-Year Teacher of the Year

Henrico County Public Schools employs more than 4,000 teachers, but only one is honored each year with the school division’s Teacher of the Year Award. Eric Byers, an earth science teacher at Highland Springs High School, was awarded that honor Tuesday during a livestream event and surprise announcement at the school, along with a $1,000 check from Henrico Federal Credit Union. Leeanne Ward, a first-grade teacher at Three Chopt Elementary School, was named HCPS’ First-Year Teacher of the Year. Read the full story at henricoschools.us