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