Two city teachers are national finalists for Disney award

March 01, 1998

Two Baltimore teachers have been nominated as finalists in the eighth annual American Teacher Awards by the Walt Disney Co.

Rachel E. Newman-Turner, a math teacher at the Baltimore School for the Arts, and David L. Brock, a science teacher at Roland Park Country School, are among 36 teachers nominated in 12 subject areas. One of the 36 teachers will be named Outstanding Teacher of 1998 in a June 20 program on the Disney Channel.

Anne Sweeney, president of the Disney Channel, said the awards are presented to teachers who demand "excellence in their students and in themselves."

Pub Date: 3/01/98

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