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GF's Thiery is finalist for ND Teacher of Year

GF's Thiery is finalist for ND Teacher of Year Click to Enlarge

A Grand Forks fifth-grade teacher is one of four finalists for North Dakota’s Teacher of the Year award.

Leslye Thiery of Discovery Elementary was honored in a ceremony at the school Friday by State School Superintendent Kirsten Baesler.

Thiery previously taught at three other Grand Forks elementary schools – Viking, Wilder and Ben Franklin.

Other finalists are from New Rockford-Sheyenne High School and Mapleton Elementary in Cass County. The fourth finalist will be identified next week in Minot.

The winner will be announced by the end of September.

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