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MIHS teacher wins DAR history award
Mercer Island High School teacher Karen Sherwood received the outstanding teacher of United States history award from the Cascade chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Sherwood was presented a Circles of Friendship and Service pin, a certificate and a check for $300.
Craig Olson, associate principal of MIHS, nominated Sherwood based on the following qualifications: An incisive knowledge of American History and that she readily shares with students, a spirit of patriotism and loyal support for our country and constitutional government, the ability to relate history to modern life, high academic standards, with excellence from students required at all times, and her commitment to students.
Sherwood’s application has also been forwarded to the state committee for consideration.