Morris receives teaching award


Vice President Joe Biden and Susan Morris. Special photo

A UGA alumna teaching middle school students on a military base in Germany was named the 2010 Teacher of the Year by the U.S. Department of Defense Education Activity, which oversees the education of military children both overseas and in the United States.

Susan Morris (BSEd ’90, MEd ’93) has taught social studies to seventh and eighth graders at Boeblingen Elementary and Middle School in Heidelberg for four years. Prior to that she taught at Patch American High School in Stuttgart and at Kaiserlautern High School near the Ramstein Air Force Base, where her husband, now retired from the Air Force, was stationed. She also has taught in Guam and Malta.