- School: Wilmington High School
- Class/grade: 9th and 10th-grade English
- Award: Marion Gleason Most Promising New Teacher Award
Congratulations to Marissa Bortone who will be receiving the Marion Gleason Most Promising New Teacher Award for 2010 at this year's New England Association of Teachers of English (NEATE) conference.
"Marissa, your letters of support sent on behalf of your nomination spoke of the energy and enthusiasm you bring to your classroom, and how you've been able to inspire your students to strive for excellence. You are both admired and respected by your colleagues for your ability to become such an integral member of your learning community so quickly, and it is clear that you will continue to distinguish yourself as an educator in the years to come . . ."
-Barbara Wahlberg, NEATE Awards Chair