Boone's heritage radio station AM-1450 WATA and Clark Tire New Market Center are proud to present the Teacher of the Month award to Mabel Elementary's Amy Thomas.
Thomas will be presented with a Clark Tire gift card and a free pizza party for her volleyball team.
A graduate of Appalachian State University, Thomas is the physical education teacher across all grades at Mabel.
Thomas was nominated for the award by Cathy Brown, who said, "Amy is an excellent teacher and cares about each one of her students."
Thomas' volleyball team at Mabel won their regular season in last fall, as well as their tournament championship.
Watauga County teachers can be nominated for the Teacher of the Month award by submitting an entry form at Clark Tire New Market. Entry forms are available at the location or can be printed out at www.goblueridge.net/teacher.