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Sakinah Riley named Teacher of the Year

By Shavonne Potts
spotts@salisburypost.com
SALISBURY — I love what I do — five words that express the excitement of newly named Rowan-Salisbury Teacher of the Year Sakinah Riley.
Riley, who teaches at Salisbury High School, was recognized this morning at the Rowan-Salisbury School System breakfast.
West Rowan High teacher Jason Chester was named runner-up.
The breakfast, a Rowan County Chamber of Commerce-sponsored event, was held at Holiday Inn of Salisbury.
Riley, who did what she told her students she wouldn’t do, cried upon hearing her name.
Riley teaches her students as if she were teaching her own children, she said.
“It’s a great honor that our peers trust us enough to be Teacher of the Year. Hopefully it reflects on our ability to do a good job for our students,” said Chester.
See more in Saturday’s Salisbury Post.
Contact reporter Shavonne Potts at 704-797-4253.

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