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Furman graduate named Teacher of Year

Eric Tornfelt, a 2003 Furman graduate who teaches civics and economics at Mallard Creek High in North Carolina, has been named Teacher of the Year for the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools.

Tornfelt received his B.A. degree in political science from Furman, and earned a master’s degree in teaching from UNC Charlotte.  He came to Mallard Creek when the school opened in 2007. A year later, he attended the Supreme Court Summer Institute and in 2011 was a speaker at the CMS 2011 Leadership Conference. He also has been involved in the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s grant programs.

Read the article in the Charlotte Observer

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