Wheeling Park High School teacher Gail Adams was awarded today the 2015 Teacher of the Year award.
Governor Earl Ray Tomblin joined other educational leaders to present Adams with $5,000 and a donated car from Toyota.
“This is amazing I mean look at me, I’m sitting with the Governor of West Virginia in my car, as my first passenger, its fabulous, I’m so excited to represent everybody, all the teachers in West Virginia and the students,” said Adams.
Adams currently serves as an advanced English and Fine Arts teacher.
She is also the assistant coach of the Wheeling Park’s Interscholastic Forensic League, where she helped secure seven West Virginia Interscholastic Forensic League state championships.