Waldron Teacher Receives National Award As Innovator Of The Year

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WALDRON (KFSM) -- A middle school science teacher has been recognized nationally for her achievements.

Tracie Adams, of Waldron Middle School, was declared the Henry Ford Teacher Innovator of the Year. The award is given to 10 teachers across the country.

It recognizes teacher who:

  • demonstrate ingenuity and resourcefulness
  • approach teaching and learning creatively
  • use the classroom to inspire innovation, problem solving and critical thinking

Adams specializes in robotics, engineering and technology instruction at the middle school. Her class also has a partnership with Kansas State University's unmanned aircraft division.

She will travel to Detroit, Mich. from July 31-Aug. 5 for the award.