Meredith College alumna Lauryn DuPree, ’09, has been named Teacher of the Year at Northwoods Elementary School in Cary, N.C.
DuPree, an alumna of Meredith’s Teaching Fellows program, teaches fourth grade, and is serving as the cooperating teacher for a student in Meredith’s Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program this fall.
Meredith College has a long history of producing quality teachers who are exceptionally prepared to work in classrooms in the state of North Carolina and beyond. Graduates of Meredith’s program have received numerous accolades, on the state and national level, for their teaching.
Many Meredith alumnae earn Teacher of the Year awards in their schools and school systems each year. North Carolina’s Teacher of the Year in 2010-11 was a Meredith alumna, and a Meredith alumna was the recipient of the Milken Educator Award, known as the “Oscar” of teaching, in 2012.
-Melyssa Allen, Marketing