Greene named winner of Post 9116 Citizenship Education Teacher Award

Published 12:23 pm Wednesday, March 30, 2011

From left: Frances Anders; Grayson Greene; Citizenship Education Teacher Winner Mary Greene; Ladies Auxiliary to VFW Post #9116 President Joyce Preston; VFW Post #9116 Commander Scott Camp and Polk County High School Principal Aaron Greene. (photo submitted)

Recently the Polk County Memorial VFW Post #9116 and Ladies Auxiliary held a recognition banquet to honor several award winners for their Post.

Mary Greene, mother of Grayson Greene, wife of Aaron Greene, daughter of Frances Anders and winner of the Post #9116 Citizenship Education Teacher Award was presented a U.S. Flag, a Buddy Poppy, a certificate and a monetary award by VFW Post Commander Scott Camp and Ladies Auxiliary to VFW President Joyce Preston.

Greene is over the Virtual Early College located in Columbus. She balances her oversight of the students, while encouraging self-motivation and student dependence upon self. Superintendent Bill Miller was in attendance. This VFW sponsored nationwide award is to identify and recognize America’s best educators.

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Greene was also the winner of the N.C. VFW 16th District and received a certificate from the 16th VFW Ladies Auxiliary District President Bessie Bright.