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District crowns top teacher
Many education partners also honored
Guests to the Celebration of Excellence look over teachers of the year honored during the annual luncheon Friday at the Forsyth Conference Center. - photo by Autumn Vetter
Nick Crowder credited his childhood teachers for inspiring him to rise above a bad family situation and pursue a successful career. Crowder has spent the past decade trying to pass that encouragement onto his students as an engineering technology teacher at South Forsyth High School.His efforts were recognized Friday during the annual Celebration of Excellence, when he was named Forsyth County 2013 Teacher of the Year.“Never in my wildest dreams,” Crowder said. “To think that I would ever receive a recognition even close to this would never have crossed my mind.“The privilege is all mine.