Cumming, Georgia -- A 25-year-veteran teacher at Pinecrest Academy in
Cumming, Georgia, has been recognized as Outstanding Teacher of the
Year for 2012.
Garcia has 25 years of service in Catholic education and
has been a teacher at Pinecrest for 14 years. She
was recognized by the Archdiocese of Atlanta with this annual
award for teachers who have “distinguished themselves in the lives
of the students they serve through their ministry as Catholic
educators.” Mrs. Garcia was formally recognized at the 2012-2013 Archbishop’s
Education Banquet on Monday, February 4, 2013.
Described by her peers as a “rock of
virtue and formation for students at Pinecrest,” she has taught
in grades from Kindergarten through 12th grade. She
currently teaches Spanish and is the Foreign Language Department Chair
at Pinecrest Academy’s High School.