Gary Greenwood, winner of VCEE 2018 Educator Awards Program
PRESS RELEASE – December 14, 2018
Congratulations to Mr. Gary Greenwood on being named a winner of the Virginia Council on Economic Education 2018 Economic Educator Awards Program. Mr. Greenwood’s entry, Setting Up Your Class as a Business, won First Place for K-12 Lesson/Unit. Mr. Greenwood received $1,000 at the Council’s annual awards luncheon on Friday, December 7.
Mr. Chuck Winkler, Superintendent, attended the awards luncheon with Mr. Greenwood. Mr. Winkler remarked, “We are fortunate to have Mr. Greenwood in our Economics and Personal Finance classes. He represents Fluvanna very well.”
Gary has previously been recognized by Working in Support of Education (W!SE) as a Gold Star Teacher for his students earning over a 93 percent pass rate on the W!SE Financial Literacy Assessment. Fluvanna County High School has earned the Blue Star School Award for 2018 for W!SE Financial Literacy.
Fluvanna County High School also won the Region V Governor’s David Ricardo Challenge in Economics in 2018. Four students from Mr. Gary Greenwood’s Economics and Personal Finance class took a 30 item online exam with questions that align with Virginia’s economics and personal finance SOLs. The team of Somerville Munt, Keera Finley, Bayley Leyshon, and Rebecca McCann earned the top score in Region V.