Hancock County teacher of the year
Sherry Paull of Weirton Elementary was named Hancock County’s Teacher of the Year during Monday’s county board of education meeting. Paull is now in contention for West Virginia Teacher of the Year. On hand for the announcement were, from left, Deputy Superintendent Dawn Petrovich, Superintendent Tim Woodward, Paull and board President Michelle Chappell. Also recognized Monday were the nominees representing each of the county’s schools, including Brooke Haynes of Allison Elementary, Peggy Cashdollar of New Manchester Elementary, Rick Brown of Oak Glen Middle, John Pennacchio of Weir Middle, Elissa Greathouse of Oak Glen High and Sherri Lengthorn of Weir High.
— Craig Howell