Carroll Senior High School teacher John Irish received a distinguished award Monday.
Irish was named the 2016 Outstanding Teacher of the Year Humanities award winner. Humanities of Texas staff member Sam Moore and State Senator Konnie Burton of District 10 were in attendance at CSHS to present the award to Irish.
Humanities of Texas presents these award annually to Texas social studies and language arts teachers who have made exemplary contributions in teaching, curriculum development and extracurricular programming in their schools and community. Over 700 teachers were nominated and only one teacher is recognized. Irish will receiving a $5,000 prize and an additional $500 to CSHS for purchase of instructional materials.