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Woolery named Teacher of the Year in New York

Jul 27, 2012 Staff

Former Riverton resident Robert Woolery, son of Dale R. and Judy A. Woolery of Riverton, was named 2012 "Teacher of the Year" by the Syracuse City of Education Foundation in Syracuse, N.Y. Woolery was selected from five city high schools and eight city junior high schools in Syracuse, N.Y. Woolery teaches at GW Fowler High School where he is a science teacher. Woolery also serves as an adjunct professor for SUNY ESF, regents chemistry and biology, and he acts as a volleyball coach.

Woolery graduated from Riverton High School in 1987 and was a lifeguard at RHS where he attended CWC from 1988 to 1989. Woolery went on to study at the University of Wyoming where he earned his bachelor of science degree in secondary education with a major in biology and minor in chemistry, psychology and a coaching endorsement.

In May 2010, Woolery received his masters of science degree in instructional technology.

Woolery resides with his wife, Mia, and two children in Syracuse, N.Y.

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