Lorie Burdock Represents Garrett County at the Maryland Teacher of the Year Gala

Last Updated on Oct 12, 2016 at 2:23pm

The 26th Annual Maryland Teacher of the Year Awards Gala was held on the evening of Friday, October 7, 2016, at Martin's West in Woodlawn, Maryland. The reception and dinner recognized the state's top educators, and honored representatives from all 24 school systems in Maryland. Athanasia Kyriakakos, Baltimore City, was selected as Maryland’s top teacher from among seven finalists.

Garrett County Public Schools Teacher of the Year representative, Lorie Burdock, teacher at Northern Middle School, was among those honored at the event. Lorie teaches sixth grade science at the school. She has been employed by Garrett County Public Schools since 1994, teaching 4th grade at Broad Ford Elementary School for six years before coming to Northern Middle in 2000. For twelve years she taught 7th grade language and mathematics at Northern Middle School before her current position of the past 4 years.

Lorie will serve Garrett County Public Schools this school year and attend a variety of events culminating with the annual Western Maryland Retreat held in Garrett County on May 10-12, 2017.

Pictured below is Lori Burdock (center) at the gala, with Karen DeVore, Northern Middle School Principal; Barbara Baker, Interim Superintendent of Schools; Charlotte Sebold, Board President; and Monica Rinker, Board Vice-President.
Lorie Burdock at the Maryland Teacher of the Year Gala.
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