Crystal Hill’s Scott gets national teaching honor

Christal Scott, a science teacher at Crystal Hill Elementary School, was honored this week by the National Science Teaching Association.

Scott, above, received the Shell Urban Science Educator Development Award from the organization and was the only teacher from Arkansas that was honored.

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“Scott is only two years into her teaching career and is already making a significant impact on the lives of young people,” said her principal, Stacy Bottoms. “She epitomizes professionalism, dedication, and true care and concern for her students.  I can't wait to watch her reach her goals as an outstanding leader in our profession.”

Awardees will be recognized during a special evening celebration taking place during the NSTA National Conference on Science Education in Houston, Texas on Friday.

“Congratulations to all of the award winners on their success,” said Eric Pyle, NSTA President in a release. “Each one of these incredible educators has repeatedly gone above and beyond their role as a teacher to inspire their students and colleagues, helping them move towards a brighter future, and demonstrating what is possible in science teaching and learning.”

The complete list of winners can be found by clicking here.