HCC photo. Haywood Community College recently recognized five full-time instructors and one part-time instructor for Excellence in Teaching awards, as well as a Master Teacher recipient. Pictured is Dr. Wally Woods, III, Fish and Wildlife instructor. He was recognized as Master Teacher.

Haywood Community College recently recognized five full-time and one part-time instructor for Excellence in Teaching awards. Those recognized for full-time instruction include Doug Cabe – Computer-Integrated Machining Technology instructor, Lucy Lowe–Biology instructor, Emily Reason–Professional Crafts-Clay instructor, Paige Reece–Nursing instructor and Susan Roberts – Biology instructor. Recognized for part-time instruction was Veronica Decker – College and Career Readiness instructor.

HCC instructor of Fish and Wildlife Management Technology Dr. Wally Woods, III was recognized as Master Teacher. This award is a distinguished teaching award presented to the full-time curriculum faculty member who most exemplifies excellence in teaching by demonstrating excellent teaching, leadership, and service to the College and the community.

Selections begin with nominations from students and end with a professional portfolio review by a panel of the instructor’s peers. Recipients must demonstrate the following: entrepreneurial practices in the classroom; cooperative learning in the classroom; leadership and involvement in college clubs, student organizations and campus activities; involvement in professional associations, committee assignments and college-related work assignments above the normal requirement; effective teaching through student class evaluations; and involvement in the community.