Year Honored: 1992Woodstock Elementary School
At the time of the Award, Carolyn Carbage was:Teacher
Germantown Middle School
"I am an educator because of my sincere love for children and my deep interest in their well-being," says Carolyn Carbage, a fourth grade language arts teacher at Germantown Middle School in Germantown. Ms. Carbage maintains a highly motivating and challenging classroom by incorporating traditional teaching practices with innovative techniques designed to respond to the needs of her diverse student body. Dedicated to supporting both the academic and emotional needs of her students, Ms. Carbage was named West Tennesse Distinguished Teacher of the Year in 1992.