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Cherlyn Anderson

Cherlyn Anderson (SC '97)


Batesburg-Leesville Middle School
Batesburg-Leesville, SC

Subject(s) taught: Mathematics and Science
Grade(s): 7

At the time of the Award, Cherlyn Anderson was:

Sandhills Middle School
Gaston, SC

Subject(s) taught: Computer Science, Curriculum Resource


Biographical Information

Cherlyn Anderson, who teaches earth science, world geography and reading at rural Sandhills Middle School in Gaston, has given her students a leg up in all subjects by acquiring multimedia computers and Internet access for her classroom. A former computer education teacher, Mrs. Anderson has developed several programs to encourage her students' interest in science and technology, including Project GEMS (Girls Excited about Math and Science), a program designed to teach math, science and technology to at-risk eighth-grade girls while building their self-esteem and career and social skills. Mrs. Anderson also brings parents and the community closer to the school through events such as Math and Science Family Nights and Stargazing Night.


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1977 University of South Carolina - Coastal Carolina College, B.A.