2005-01-21 / Education

Chamber of Commerce honors Midlands best educators

On Friday, January 14, 2005, the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce honored the best educators in Richland, Lexington, Fairfield, and Newberry Counties with a breakfast and awards ceremony at the Columbia Convention Center.


Craig Andrysczyk, HE Corley Elementary Teacher of the Year, and Beth Bennett, Leaphart Elementary 
Teacher of the Year.Craig Andrysczyk, HE Corley Elementary Teacher of the Year, and Beth Bennett, Leaphart Elementary Teacher of the Year.Katherine O’Quinn Richland District 2 Teacher of the Year from 
Round Top elementary.Katherine O’Quinn Richland District 2 Teacher of the Year from Round Top elementary.Cliff Barrineau, Richland District 1 Teacher of the Year 
from Dreher High SchoolCliff Barrineau, Richland District 1 Teacher of the Year from Dreher High SchoolKeynote speaker Gwen Hampton, 
recipient of the USC, I. DeQuincey Newman Scholar Award, addresses the crowdKeynote speaker Gwen Hampton, recipient of the USC, I. DeQuincey Newman Scholar Award, addresses the crowd

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