GSSV Instructor Recognized

Deborah Hamilton, a chemistry and senior research instructor at The Governor’s School of Southside Virginia, was nominated by Finn McKinley as a Summer Residential Governor’s School Outstanding Educator. She was recognized during a teacher appreciation day on July 24, 2015 at the site of the Summer Residential Governor’s School for Mathematics, Science, and Technology held annually at Lynchburg College.

Finn was a STEM student in Mrs. Hamilton’s Chemistry 111/112 courses this past school year. He attended the Summer Residential Governor’s School for Mathematics, Science, and Technology.

Mrs. Hamilton and Finn attended a series of informative short demonstration classes and mini-workshops presented by the students or faculty that afternoon. A dinner banquet and awards ceremony was held that evening in honor of all the teachers that were recognized by their students from around the state.