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April 19, 2013
CONTACT: K.E. Schwab

SRU graduate earns New Teacher Award

Troy Morris, a 2007 and 2009 Slippery Rock University mathematics graduate, has received the New Teacher Award from the Pennsylvania Council of Teachers in Mathematics. Morris teaches math at Mercer Middle/High School.

The award recognizes his enthusiasm for this students’ learning and for introducing initiatives to develop innovative strategies in teaching.

Morris received his bachelor’s degree in mathematics and his master’s degree in secondary education from SRU.

The Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics is a statewide organization for teachers of mathematics. It promotes and support mathematics teachers.

Slippery Rock University is Pennsylvania's premier public residential university. Slippery Rock University provides students with a comprehensive learning experience that intentionally combines academic instruction with enhanced educational and learning opportunities that make a positive difference in their lives.