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Glanton-Hindsman Elementary School Teacher Selected as a Finalist for the GET Teacher Hero Award

May 04 2021

Mrs. Gretta Harris, a third-grade teacher at Glanton-Hindsman Elementary School, was selected as one of the twelve finalists for the Grace Ed Technologies (GET) Teacher Hero Award. This award recognizes educators who have exemplified extraordinary dedication, effort, character, and ability for the 2020-21 school year.

Mrs. Harris has taught at Glanton-Hindsman Elementary School for 10 years. She was named GHES Teacher of the Year for the 2015-2016 school year. Throughout the year, she works with youth and young adults at A Place of Refuge Church. During the summer she volunteers at camps and tutors children in the Villa Rica community.

 Joseph Grainger, Principal of Glanton-Hindsman Elementary stated, “Mrs. Harris is an exceptional educator who is making a difference for our students every day. She is truly committed to positively changing lives and does so by starting with a focus on strong relationships with her students. Mrs. Harris has exemplified the best that teachers have to offer, minimizing stress and frustration for her students and maximizing quality of learning.”