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St. Henry Teacher Wins Excellence in Teaching Award

Ann Maloney, a teacher at St. Henry District High School in Erlanger, was named the Thomas More University Diocesan Excellence in Teaching Award winner.

The honor recognizes secondary education teaching for schools within the Diocese of Covington.

Maloney teaches biology, human anatomy & physiology, and AP biology. She also serves as chair of the science department, moderator of the Health Care Careers Club, and coordinator of the New Teacher Mentoring Program.

In a news release, the school called Maloney "the very definition of a fantastic teacher."

"She has an innate ability to nurture each student both academically and emotionally," the news release said. "She consistently goes above and beyond, always setting high expectations and showing respect for every student. Reciprocally, students strive to meet her expectations with respect and admiration. Mrs. Maloney is a tireless educator who makes it a priority to build relationships with her students academically, socially, and spiritually. 

“It is a blessing to receive such an honor from Thomas More University,” saidMaloney. “Teaching has been my lifelong passion and I’ve been very fortunate to collaborate with amazing students and faculty at St. Henry.”    

“Mrs. Maloney has a God-given ability to reach her students at an academic level while at the same time building mutually respectful relationships. That is something special,” said Mr. David Otte, principal at St. Henry. “She is the ultimate professional and one of the most caring people I’ve met. She is very deserving of this award.” 

-Staff report

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