Cheryl Farrer, who teaches Advanced Placement Chemistry, Chemistry, Biology, Physics and Earth Science at Centennial High School, has been named Teacher of the Year by the Mel Harmon Chapter #128 of the Air Force Association. As the Air Force Association promotes STEM education as a key to a stronger and more secure country, local chapters annually honor a teacher who exemplifies the best in Science-based instruction.
After a series of highly productive negotiations throughout the Spring, Pueblo School District 60 and the Pueblo Education Association teachers union have reached a tentative full and total 2-year agreement that includes a significant compensation increase for educators.
As the District’s top Academic Scholar with a weighted GPA of 4.857 – and a perfect ACT score of 36 -- Andrew not only occupied the First Seat at the annual Academic Excellence Awards Ceremony but led the Centennial Class of 2021 as its Valedictorian. In addition to being named a U.S. Presidential Scholar semifinalist, Andrew earned status as a National Advanced Placement Scholar, a National Merit Scholar, Carson Scholar and a four-year Hurliman Scholar.
Slated to open in the fall with the commencement of the 2021-22 school year, District 60 K12 Online School will provide families with yet another educational opportunity built on the remote learning innovations implemented during the pandemic.