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Local woman named National teacher of the Year


(L to R) Historian Jo Anne Boone and Sarah Miller with national award.

Dr. Sarah E. Miller, Assistant Professor at USC Salkehatchie, was recognized as the National Outstanding American History Teacher of the Year 2011-2012 by the National Society Daughters of Colonial Wars in the State of South Carolina.  Miller teaches United States survey classes, the New Nation, the Sections and the Nation and Indians of the Eastern United States.  She was awarded the state American History Teacher of the Year by the Daughters of Colonial Wars in South Carolina after giving a talk on her Philosophy of Education at their October state conference.  In competition with the winners of the other state awards, the National Historian Mrs. Don L. Hursh announced Miller as the national winner at the April national board meeting. 

Each year a teacher in elementary, secondary, intermediate, high school or college is chosen for: “Outstanding service by the exemplification and encouragement of Patriotism and interest in American history and in our American Heritage.”

The Daughters of Colonial Wars Society was established to honor the men and women who assisted in the establishment, defense, and preservation of the American Colonies.

For further information, contact Jo Anne Boone at jaboone@lowcountry.com.

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