Lake Stevens High School History Teacher Mr. Talley accepts the 2012 Outstanding American History Teacher award.
The Marcus Whitman Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution selected Mr. James Talley of Lake Stevens High School as chapter winner of the 2012 Outstanding American History Teacher award.
As the chapter level winner, Mr. Talley is being considered for recognition by the State Society and possibly National Society for this award later this year. Talley was honored at Marcus Whitman Chapter’s February 11 meeting with the presentation of a framed DAR award certificate and medal, as well as a signed copy of The Accidental Slaveowner and a gift certificate for Anthony’s Homeport Restaurant.
Talley was selected as chapter winner because of his long standing devotion to bringing the rigor of collegiate level course work to his students through the expansion of the AP US History program at Lake Stevens High School, the extraordinary number of non-compensated hours he devotes to his students’ success, and his ability to teach American history in a manner that makes it relevant and interesting to his students. His passion for teaching, learning and history were also noted.
Marcus Whitman Chapter, NSDAR was organized in Everett Washington in 1911. The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution is a non-profit, non-political volunteer women's service organization dedicated to promoting patriotism, preserving American history, and securing America's future through better education for children. You can learn more about DAR at http://dar.org/.