RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A Chimborazo Elementary school teacher is earning high praise for her work inspiring students.
Sharonda Ware was honored with the first NBC12 Excellence in Education award for her work inspiring students and helping build role models in the classroom.
Ware was nominated by students, parents, co-workers and community members and a panel of experts selected her for the award. She was surprised with the award in front of her classroom.
"I love what I do. So, I do it with passion, dedication, every single day," said Ware. "I love my babies "
NBC12 will present an award to an outstanding teacher every month this school year.
Click Nominate a Teacher in the NBC12 News app or go to nbc12.com/education to tell us who you think deserves the award.
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