Local Southmont and Wabash grad Blake Zachary ’03 has been honored with a 2009 Teacher of Excellence Award by the Southmont School Corporation.

Blake is the Technology Director of South Montgomery Community Schools. He rarely sets foot in the classroom but his footprints are all over the school corporation.

From the press release: "Blake is described as a "blessing", "a huge contributor", an "educator at heart", a teacher of teachers" and a "respected authority" by those nominating him for this award. Blake’s many jobs include developing the corporation Technology Plan, maintaining the stability of the corporation computer network, integrating technology into the school setting, providing professional development for staff and acquiring hardware and software for all buildings within the corporation. This includes each elementary building, the superintendent’s office, the bus barn, and the junior-senior high complex."

Congrats Blake!