Mooresville educator named Regional Teacher of the Year

Samone Graham – Picture courtesy of the Mooresville Graded School District


Mooresville,​ ​NC​ ​–​ ​Samone​ ​Graham,​ ​Mooresville​ ​High​ ​School​ ​science​ ​teacher,​ ​has​ ​been​ ​named the​ ​2017-2018​ ​Southwest​ ​Region​ ​Teacher​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Year.​ ​​ ​Graham​ ​is​ ​now​ ​one​ ​of​ ​nine​ ​finalists​ ​for the​ ​North​ ​Carolina​ ​Teacher​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Year​ ​honor.

“I​ ​have​ ​known​ ​Ms.​ ​Graham​ ​since​ ​she​ ​was​ ​a​ ​high​ ​school​ ​student​ ​and​ ​am​ ​so​ ​proud​ ​of​ ​her​ ​for​ ​this accomplishment.​ ​​ ​She​ ​has​ ​dedicated​ ​her​ ​life​ ​to​ ​making​ ​a​ ​positive​ ​difference​ ​in​ ​the​ ​lives​ ​of​ ​our youth​ ​and​ ​she​ ​has​ ​a​ ​strong​ ​desire​ ​to​ ​give​ ​back​ ​to​ ​her​ ​community.​ ​​ ​The​ ​Mooresville​ ​Graded School​ ​District​ ​and​ ​our​ ​community​ ​are​ ​blessed​ ​to​ ​have​ ​her​ ​on​ ​our​ ​team.” Superintendent​ ​Dr.​ ​Stephen​ ​Mauney​ ​said.

Graham​ ​was​ ​a​ ​Mooresville​ ​High​ ​School​ ​graduate​ ​who​ ​returned​ ​to​ ​teach​ ​at​ ​her​ ​Alma​ ​Mater​ ​in 2006.​ ​​ ​She​ ​currently​ ​teaches​ ​Biology,​ ​Honors​ ​Biology​ ​and​ ​Advanced​ ​Placement​ ​Biology​ ​to​ ​9th through​ ​12th​ ​grade​ ​students​ ​at​ ​Mooresville​ ​High​ ​School.​ ​​ ​She​ ​holds​ ​a​ ​Bachelor​ ​of​ ​Science degree​ ​from​ ​Winston-Salem​ ​State​ ​University​ ​and​ ​is​ ​currently​ ​working​ ​on​ ​her​ ​Masters​ ​degree​ ​in School​ ​Administration​ ​from​ ​UNC-Charlotte.

Graham’s​ ​selection​ ​as​ ​the​ ​Mooresville​ ​Graded​ ​School​ ​District’s​ ​Teacher​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Year​ ​was announced​ ​in​ ​August​ ​2017.

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