The National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, whose mission and objectives are patriotic, historical, and educational, wish to identify, recognize, and commend Outstanding Social Studies Teachers. These extraordinary educators at private, public, and parochial institutions, who teach our children in a middle or high school setting, will be recognized for actively addressing the history of the American Revolutionary era. The Tom & Betty Lawrence American History Teacher Award winner will represent a teacher whose instruction on the Revolutionary War era from 1750 - 1800 demonstrates educational efforts in the classroom that exceed and excel above current, accepted, curriculum requirements.
Malachi Wade was recognized for his immediate impact upon students at risk who were identified by the Laney Administration as needing focused attention to achieve credit recovery. Mr. Wade was handpicked by the Social Studies Department Chair, Richelle Dombroski, to administer this instruction. Mr. Wade presented the material to these students in a manner which proved successful and he is recognized for his innovative approach to instruction about American History.
Gary O. Green, President of the Lower Cape Fear Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution presents the Chapter Recognition for the American History Teacher of the Year to Malachi Wade. Mr. Wade will compete for the North Carolina American History Teacher of the Year Award to be presented in April 2013.