CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - Saxony Lutheran High School teacher Brenda S. Seyer has been named American Legion Teacher of the Year.
Seyer has taught art at Saxony Lutheran High School since 2000. She designed the art program and is active in the SEMO and Southeast Arts Council summer art program. Her students have won awards in the VFW poster contest and their art has been displayed in the Congressional Art Show in the Capitol in Washington, D.C.
"We are delighted to recognize another fine teacher," said Dean Monahan of the Legion's Education Committee.
The award will be given at he Legion's banquet on March 13 and included an honors plaque and a check for $350.
"I'm honored to received this award," said Seyer. "I'm proud of my students who have achieved fine artwork and won many awards in our community."
Monahan says awards are open to all teachers and he would be glad to hear of other fine teacher who should be recognized.