Teacher of the Year

Paula Shouse, center, was selected as the teacher of the year for Fayette County School Corporation. She was surprised by assistant superintendent Kim Corsaro, left, and superintendent Scott Collins, right, with flowers and the recognition.

Fayette County School Corporation named Paula Shouse their teacher of the year, and the school board approved that nomination at their meeting on Tuesday.

Shouse has served as a teacher at Connersville High School since 2007. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Indiana University in English, with Minors in Philosophy and Spanish and a Master of Arts in Teaching Degree from Earlham College. Since joining the Fayette County School Corporation, Ms. Shouse has taught freshman English. Additionally, she has added grade 9 ES, Creative Writing, and W131, Reading, Writing, and Inquiry, which is a college-level, dual-credit course through Indiana University.