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Soda Creek Elementary School third-grade teacher Holly Curtiss was named Wal-Mart's 2007 "Teacher of the Year" on Friday. Curtiss was chosen for the honor because "she stood out above the rest." Soda Creek also received a $1,000 gift certificate to Wal-Mart.

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Curtiss receives Wal-Mart Teacher of the Year award

While Soda Creek Elementary School teachers and staff were honored all week during "Staff Appreciation Week," one special teacher received an honor Friday she wasn't expecting.


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