On hand while Clay City High School Special Services teacher Susan Rhodes (center) received the 2008 Wal-Mart Distribution Center, Greencastle, Teacher of the Year award included students Joel Bragg, Patricia Harshaw, John Lopez, Matt Jackson, Braxton Griffith, Koby Rhodes, Braedon Jones and Kyler Rhodes, along with Wal-Mart associates Carrie Brattain, Mace Terry, Matt Harrison, Tonya Lewis, Rick Alexander, Jim Eystad, Dan Rendant and Karrie Fulford. Jason Moon Photo. [Order this photo]
CLAY CITY -- Susan Rhodes wasn't expecting it at all.
On Wednesday, associates with the Wal-Mart Distribution Center, Greencastle, awarded the Clay City High School Special Services teacher with its 2008 Teacher of the Year award.
"I enjoy my job," Rhodes said. "What I do, I do for the kids."
Rhodes was informed of the award during homeroom hour Wednesday morning.
She received a Wal-Mart gift card worth $100, a plaque and a jacket. In addition, the school received a grant from Wal-Mart worth $1,000.