Rookie Teacher of the Year

BLYTHEWOOD – Muller Road Middle School’s physical education teacher, Emily McElveen, center, has been named the December Rookie Teacher of the Block for Richland School District Two. “Ms. McElveen models the positive character traits she expects for her students in and out of the classroom,” Muller Road Principal Sean Bishton said. “Students want to do well because they know she is expecting them to, and they do not want to let her down.” The award is being presented by H&R Block representative Joe Carraway and Dr. Sophia Cornish.