Troy University professor receives Teacher of Honor Award

Posted: Monday, 21 February 2011

PHENIX CITY—Troy University professor Cheron N. Hunter was recently awarded the Teacher of Honor Award from Kappa Delta Pi, the international honor society in education.

Dr. Hunter, a resident of Auburn, Ala., is an assistant professor of reading education at TROY’s Phenix City Campus.

Before coming to TROY, Dr. Hunter spent six years as a second grade teacher in the Opelika City Schools system. Today, she teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in elementary and early childhood education. She also serves as an advisor and is involved in several local service projects at the Troy Campus.

“Great teachers change lives by inspiring students to recognize their gifts and to learn how to use them to pursue a worthy dream. Cheron Hunter is one such teacher,” said Kappa Delta Pi International President Dr. Nathan Bond.

Dr. Hunter holds doctorate, master’s and bachelor’s degrees from Auburn University along with an education specialist degree and certification of educational leadership from Troy University.

Established in 2008, the Teacher of Honor award recognizes educators who make meaningful contributions to the education profession and demonstrate a commitment to high standards and integrity in the classroom.