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Susan French - Mercer Co. Teacher of the Year Susan French - Mercer Co. Teacher of the Year
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Susan French, a 6th grade teacher at Montcalm Elementary School, has been named the 2014-2015 Teacher of the Year for Mercer County.
She learned of the honor during a banquet Thursday evening at Princeton Church of God.
Susan French has taught for 36 years in county -- all 36 in same classroom.

French co-teaches with Michelle Martin and credits Michelle and former co-teacher Millie Hedrick (now retired) with her success.
She runs her classroom as French, Martin and Company:  they are the employers, the children are the employees, the product is learning.
Over the years French has taught 1,700 students and is now teaching children and grandchildren of former students.

French and Martin get the highest Westest2 scores in the county and have led dozens of workshops for other teachers within and outside of Mercer County.
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