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Froedge, Reed and Pennington honored in CU program

Campbellsville University's Excellence in Teaching Award Program honored 218 teachers throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky from 76 districts and/or private schools. The teachers are selected by their school districts in each grade level (preschool/elementary, middle and high school).

The purpose of the program is to recognize the quality teaching and learning taking place in the school systems throughout Kentucky.

Metcalfe County teachers are below:

Metcalfe County - Josh Hurt, superintendent; Donna Froedge, Metcalfe County Elementary School; Matt Reed, Metcalfe County Middle School; and Alexandria Pennington, Metcalfe County High School.

Froedge is from Glasgow, Ky. and teaches fifth grade math and social studies at Metcalfe< County Elementary.

She received a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education in 2008 from Western Kentucky University. Her Master's is in Teacher Leader from the University of the Cumberlands in 2012.

She is married to Christopher Froedge; they have three children: Lauren Froedge Perkins;

Autumn Froedge Willis and Madison Froedge.

Reed has taught preschool through fifth grade at Metcalfe County Elementary since 2009.

He is also assistant basketball coach and head golf coach.

Reed graduated from Western Kentucky University in 2009 with a degree in physical

education and health. In 2012, he graduated from the University of the Cumberlands in teacher leadership.

He is the son of Steve and Alicia Reed of Edmonton, Ky. He and his wife, Mattie South Reed, have two children: Marley and Molly.

Pennington has taught ninth grade science at Metcalfe County High School since 2019.

She received her Bachelor's in Agriculture in 2012 from Western Kentucky University. In 2021, she earned her Master's of Arts in Teaching from Western Kentucky University.

This story was posted on 2022-06-04 23:04:47
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