Our Welcome To Sanford Lee County Teacher of the Week is Mrs. Maggie Martin Womble of J. Glenn Edwards Elementary School, who was recently recognized as the school’s Teacher of the Year for 2017-18. The third-grade teacher is a Lee County native and holds a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from East Carolina University.
Mrs. Womble’s mission is to touch every student’s life that walks through her door. “Through my positivity and patience, I plan on motivating and inspiring my kids to be the best they can be, not only in the classroom, but also in the real world.”
What inspired Mrs. Womble to pursue a career in education was her kindergarten teacher Ms. Angel. “She was the most loving, fun and caring teacher I ever had. When I was in the first grade, I was scared to go to school because I had a strict teacher who was the complete opposite of Ms. Angel. Ms. Angel would check on me daily and was always there for me even though I wasn’t ‘her student.’ Since first grade, I have always wanted to be the type of teacher to hopefully have the same impact on my students as Ms. Angel did for me.”