SEDGWICK — Sedgwick Elementary School art teacher Sarah Doremus has been named Hancock County’s Teacher of the Year.
The Maine Department of Education honored teachers from all 16 Maine counties on Wednesday during a broadcast on the department’s YouTube channel.
As part of the Maine Teacher of the Year Program, hundreds of teachers across Maine are nominated by a member of their school community. Through a rigorous application process, one teacher from each county is selected as the county Teacher of the Year by a panel of teachers, principals and business community members within the county.
During the ceremony, teachers were honored by Maine Department of Education Commissioner Pender Makin; Educate Maine Executive Director Jason Judd; State Board of Education member Peter Geiger; 2021 Maine Teacher of the Year Cindy Soule; Maine County, State Teachers of the Year Association Co-President Shana Goodall; and Maine’s 2021 Poetry Out Loud Champion Emily Paruk, a senior from Gorham High School.