Volleyball coach surprised at school meeting.
Zach Ambrose, who teaches Modern Civilization and serves as
volleyball coach at Saugus High
School, has been honored as a 2008 local Wal-Mart
Teacher of the Year.
Sheila Finerty of the Santa Clarita Valley West store surprised Ambrose with
the award at Saugus’ October
faculty meeting. She praised him for his dedication and commitment and noted
the impact he has on the community. Ambrose received a certificate of
appreciation, a $100 Wal-Mart gift card for classroom supplies, and a $1000
grant for Saugus High.
now eligible for the 2008 California Teacher of the Year competition. The state
winner receives $ 10,000 for his or her school through Wal-Mart’s Teacher of
the Year Program. The program has honored more than 30,000 teachers across the
country in the past 15 years.
Pharis from Valencia High
School was the Hart District’s most recent
Wal-Mart State Teacher of the Year.