MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - Melissa Hewitt has been named the 2019 Educator of the Year on behalf of MARESA’s Special Education Parent Advisory Committee.
Hewitt is a third grade teacher at Graveraet Elementary School.
Her family and students attended the formal award presentation during the MARESA School Board meeting on Monday evening.
This is Hewitt's eleventh year teaching at Marquette Area Public Schools.
The teacher says she is touched by the award.
"Teaching is quite a difficult job and I've loved it since I began but to be nominated by a parent makes everything worthwhile,” says Hewitt. “I'm humbled, I'm proud, I'm excited and it gives me just a little more energy for next year to give them my best again."
She was nominated by a parent for the award.
Congratulations to Melissa Hewitt for being named the MARESA SEPAC’s 2019 Educator of the Year.