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Programs > Awards and Recognition > Teacher of the Year > Teachers of the Year 2007 - 2008
Alicia Appel
Alicia Appel
Alicia Appel
English Teacher
Southern High School
Anne Arundel County

Alicia Appel, English Teacher
Southern High School, Anne Arundel County

Currently teaching English 9, AVID, and Creative Writing, Alicia has taught grades 1 and 5-12. Nationally Board Certified, Alicia's accolades include leadership awards for the Faith Community Coalition, theater direction, and a fellowship to the National Writing Project. She revived Southern High School's Literary Magazine and provided staff development countywide for AVID, a class coupling rigor with support for students determined to attend college. A military spouse, Alicia climbed Mount Fuji and traversed zip-lines through rainforests in Central America. She uses here adventures as inspiring, memorable lessons. Alicia has been heard saying, "I would pay to do this job!"

MSDE Photo - May 31, 2007

Contact Information
Darla Strouse, Executive Director
Partnership and Recognition Programs
Maryland State Department of Education
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
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