WFU Seeks Nominations for Waddill Teaching Award

Nominations for the Marcellus Waddill Excellence in Teaching Award at Wake Forest University are being accepted until Dec. 13.

The $20,000 award recognizes exceptional educators who graduated from Wake Forest. Each year, a primary and a secondary teacher are selected for the award.

Wake Forest graduates who are currently teaching and have at least three years of experience in a private or public school are eligible for the award. Nominees do not have to be former education majors. There is no limit to the number of times someone may compete for the award.

To submit a nomination, send a one page letter to Dr. Joseph Milner, Department of Education, Box 7266 Reynolda Station, Winston-Salem, NC 27109-7266. The letter should include biographical information and explain why the person is a deserving recipient. The candidateâs mailing address (home or school) should be included. People nominating someone else should provide their address as well.

The award was established in 1994 by businessman David Waddill in honor of his father, Marcellus Waddill, who has taught mathematics at Wake Forest since 1962.

For more information about the award contact Kerry King, communications director for University Relations, at 910-759-6084.

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