Practicing teacher appreciation all year

Irvington United Methodist Church in Irvington recently honored the new teachers the church adopted during the school year.

Audrey Lowery, retired after 42 years in public education and as a newly retired teacher, noted she is keenly aware that teachers have a tough job and they need to feel supported.

Yes, they are recognized during National Teacher Education Week, but she wanted to recognize them for an entire year. Lowery asked her church if…