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Harwood Elementary first-grade teacher Jean Melicher is swarmed by students after being named West Fargo School District Teacher of the Year last Friday. Dave Samson/The Pioneer

Harwood Elementary School's Melicher chosen as finalist for North Dakota Teacher of the Year

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Jean Melicher, a first-grade teacher at Harwood Elementary School, has been chosen as one of four finalists for the 2011 North Dakota Teacher of the Year.


The nominees were announced Aug. 19, by State Superintendent Dr. Wayne G. Sanstead, of the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction.

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