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Meadow Glen Middle School's Albert Roberston Named SC History Teacher of the Year

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    Alexis Margolin

Albert Robertson, a teacher at Meadow Glen Middle School in Lexington, South Carolina, has been named the 2016 South Carolina History Teacher of the Year, an award sponsored by The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.


Started in 2004, the History Teacher of the Year Award highlights the crucial importance of history education by honoring exceptional American history teachers from elementary school through high school. The award honors one exceptional K-12 teacher from each state, the District of Columbia, Department of Defense schools and US Territories.

Robertson has been a teacher in Lexington One for 10 years and has received numerous accolades during his tenure. Meadow Glen Middle School Principal Bill Coon said “Albert’s passions and dedication to his students are evidence to anyone who spends time in his classroom. Simply put, he is a great teacher.”

Read the full announcement on the South Carolina Department of Education website.