The Harvard Club of Boston recently announced that the prestigious Harvard Club of Boston 2017 Excellence in Teaching Award has been given to Ethan Roe’96.
“Ethan Roe was awarded the prestigious Harvard Club of Boston 2017 Excellence in Teaching Award from the Harvard Club of Boston at a celebratory breakfast at the Club on October 4, 2017. At the breakfast over 200 student winners were recognized and awarded the Harvard Club’s Prize Book Award. The teachers selected for this award are recognized for their ability to inspire curiosity and excellence among their students and to perform their role daily in a manner that is clearly above and beyond the call of duty.
Some impressive highlights of Mr. Roe’s teaching career include his role as Chair of the Math Department at Blackstone-Millville Regional High School. BMRHS is a public high school with approximately 415 students serving the towns of Blackstone and Millville. Ethan is a graduate of Wabash College and holds a Master of Arts in Teaching Mathematics from Providence College. He is in his 21st year of teaching at Blackstone-Millville. Among other classes, Ethan currently teaches both AP Calculus and AP Physics.
Ethan was raised in Rhode Island and now resides there with his wife and two sons. Prior to this year he served as the varsity boys basketball coach for 15 years. Earlier in his career he also coached the girls track team for 8 years.
In addition to his amazing teaching career, Ethan is the Assistant Director at Camp Ruggles; Rhode Island’s only therapeutic summer day camp program for children diagnosed with emotional and behavioral disabilities. Ethan has been working at Camp Ruggles for 13 years.”