Janet Riley, who has taught at Elkhart Central High School for 35 years, was chosen from 129 entries at the Mishawaka Barnes & Noble for the “My Favorite Teacher” contest. Now she has a shot at $10,000 in the national Teacher of the Year contest.
The Kingsmen have been a powerhouse in both boys and girls basketball in recent years. In baseball and softball, though, county schools were spared the addition of Penn.
In three Elkhart County schools, enrollment in Advanced Placement courses has increased by 144 percent and the number of qualifying scores has increased by 59 percent.