Holmes named East Ridge Teacher of the Year

Tracy Holmes is a Kindergarten teacher at East Ridge Elementary and was named 2010-2011 Teacher of the Year at her respective school. All three of her years of teaching have been with Sweetwater ISD.Holmes earned an Interdisciplinary Generalist (EC-4TH) degree at Hardin-Simmons University. She involves herself with community activities through First Baptist Church in Roby.Her philosophy on an outstanding teacher might not be lengthy, yet Holmes' strong message has a great impact on students which spans the classroom and beyond."An outstanding teacher, going above what is expected, genuinely cares about the students making them the best they can be and preparing them for success in the classroom and for their future development in life."