PTY's McElroy Named MISD Teacher Of The Week

PTY's Demetra McElroy Named Patterson MISD Teacher Of The Week
Posted on 04/27/2018
This is the image for the news article titled PTY's Demetra McElroy Named Patterson MISD Teacher Of The WeekDemetra McElroy, third-grade teacher at Price T. Young Elementary School, has been named the Patterson Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram Toyota of Marshall MISD Teacher of the Week for the week of April 23-27.

Mrs. McElroy was surprised on Wednesday morning this week by representatives of Patterson Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram and Patterson Toyota, Kristin Skinner and John Howell; PTY Principal, Nakeisha Adams Pegues; and PTY Assistant Principal, Lataushia Rosborough.

"Mrs. McElroy is a new member to the MISD family, but she has come in full throttle,” said Ms. Pegues in nominating Demetra for the honor. “She is giving her all to make sure the students of MISD and PTY are equipped with reading skills that will help them be successful as they move on in their educational paths. Mrs. McElroy is a team player and is always a positive face on the PTY campus. She is strong in the ELAR content, great with classroom management and forming relationships with her students. She fights for her students constantly. I'm so pleased to have Mrs. McElroy as a member of our family. She was truly a hidden treasure to find in the sea of applicants.”

For being selected as Teacher of the Week in MISD, Mrs. McElroy received a gift check from Patterson Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Toyota as well as a certificate of recognition and balloons.

Patterson has sponsored the weekly MISD Teacher of the Week program since the beginning of the 2014-2015 school year. Campus principals have the opportunity to nominate a deserving teacher from their campus on a rotating basis throughout the year. The nominee is then met on a morning during the week with a surprise visit from Patterson representatives.