Chadron High School English teacher, Willie Uhing was recently named the 2017 recipient of the Freda Battey Distinguished Educator Award for Excellence in Teaching. A University of Nebraska - Lincoln committee of students and faculty awarded Mr. Uhing stating they were impressed with his reflection on teaching and his commitment to student learning. Former CHS alum, Alida Johnson nominated Mr. Uhing for the award.
Mr. Uhing will be honored at a luncheon at the City Campus Union on May 5, 2017 at 11:30am. The Freda Battey family will present him with a beautiful school bell and a cash prizes for both himself and Chadron High School. Mr. Uhing has been asked to give a short presentation of the focus of his teaching for this occasion.