teacher apple 300FRANKFORT, Ky. (5/7/13) – U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield, (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, today praised America’s teachers and the role they play in educating and developing our nation’s youth. Whitfield’s gratitude comes on National Teacher Appreciation Day, which is held during National Teacher Appreciation Week.
 
“For many generations, teachers have been making a positive impact on the lives of children and young adults, and they deserve to be recognized for their work,” stated Whitfield. “Far too often, the hard work of teachers is taken for granted, so it is only appropriate that we take this day and this week to express our appreciation for all that they do.”
 
Whitfield recently co-sponsored House of Representatives Resolution 167, which recognizes the roles and contributions of America’s teachers in building and enhancing our nation’s civic, cultural and economic well-being. The resolution concludes by thanking and promoting the profession of teaching by encouraging students, parents, school administrations and public officials to participate in teacher appreciation events during “National Teacher Appreciation Week.”
 
Tuesday, May 7 is National Teacher Appreciation Day. National Teacher Appreciation Week occurs between Monday, May 6 and Friday, May 10.
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by Chris Pack

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

HPD HCHS Investigation Leads to Multiple Charges

HENDERSON, Ky. (7/28/15) According to a Henderson Police Department report, while investigating a drug possession case… Read More

WK Predators Wipe Out Hopkinsville 16-0

GREENVILLE, Ky. (7/27/15) — The WK Predators, a Muhlenberg All Star Team, defeated Hopkinsville Velocity 16-0 in Little… Read More

Most Read This Week

July 23, 2015 14522

UPDATE: Family Confirms Body of Missing Teen…

by Shawn Freels, SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 4895

Death of Central City Man in Dawson Springs Under…

by SurfKY News
July 23, 2015 4342

Woman Accused of Striking Juvenile with Metal Belt

by SurfKY News
July 22, 2015 4285

No. 9 Steakhouse Suffers Fire; Owners Vow to…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 22, 2015 3953

UPDATE - GPD Recovers Stolen Vehicle, Arrest Made

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

July 02, 2015 19398

Emergency Response Team on Scene of Standoff on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 17, 2015 15450

Muhlenberg Most Wanted - Top 10

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

July 27, 2015 4895

Death of Central City Man in Dawson Springs Under…

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 3565

School System Announces Free Lunch/Breakfast at…

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 1731

Family Needs Help in Paying 18-Year-Old's Funeral…

by SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 1423

Hanson Youth Wins Soap Box Derby World…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 1291

Baptist Health Names Regional Marketing, Public…

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 1224

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released –…

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 1176

New Madisonville Public Parking Area Announcement

by SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 1048

Heavy Rains, Two Wrecks Impeded WKP Travel

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 976

Hopkins County Grand Jury Indictments

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 908

Dawson Springs Police Reports Released

by SurfKY News