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Walker, Thomasson honored as top teacher, principal of the year
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Dobys Mill Elementary School teacher Helen Walker (center) was named the Kershaw County School Districts 2011 Teacher of the Year Monday. ATEC instructor David Weaver (right) was selected to serve as first alternate. Joining them was Kershaw County Board of School Trustees Chairman Joey Dorton (left). - photo by Ashley Lewis Ford
To simply say that Helen Walker looked surprised after being named Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Teacher of the Year on Monday evening would have been an understatement. Slowly making her way to the stage in the Camden High School Performing Arts Auditorium during the school district’s annual awards gala, the Doby’s Mill Elementary School music teacher appeared to be overwhelmed, shocked and elated to win one of the school district’s most coveted awards. “I’m very honored and surprised to receive this award.