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HPU Alumna Named Art Teacher Of The Year

10.8.2009

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 8, 2009 – High Point University alumna Jennifer Sherman truly showed her creative side to her students in Howard County, Md. – she’s been named “Art Teacher of the Year for Howard County Schools.”
 
Sherman, who graduated from HPU in 2007 with a degree in art education, teaches art at Mount Hebron High School in Ellicott City, Md.
 
“It is so gratifying to see our graduates experience success in their teaching careers,” says Dr. Mariann Tillery, dean of the School of Education. “Recognitions such as these validate that our students receive an extraordinary education while at High Point University.”
 
“Jennifer is both a talented artist and a gifted educator,” says Scott Raynor, chair of the Art Department at HPU. “It was a pleasure to watch her artistic growth over her four years at High Point University.”
 
At High Point University, every student receives an extraordinary education in a fun environment with caring people. HPU, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is a liberal arts institution with 3,700 undergraduate and graduate students from 50 countries and 44 states at campuses in High Point and Winston-Salem. It is ranked by US News and World Report No. 5 among comprehensive universities in the South and No. 1 in its category among up-and-coming schools. Forbes.com ranks HPU in the top 6 percent among “America’s Best Colleges.” HPU was included in The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For” 2009 listings. The university offers 68 undergraduate majors, 40 undergraduate minors and seven graduate degree programs. It is accredited by the Commission of Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and is a member of the NCAA, Division I and the Big South Conference. Visit High Point University on the Web at www.highpoint.edu.
Chris DudleyVice President for Administration336-841-4530cdudley@highpoint.edu

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