Linda Avery – South Carolina’s Entrepreneurial Teacher of the Year

We are pleased to announce, Linda Avery, entrepreneurial teacher at Crestwood High School in Sumter, South Carolina, has been selected one of the “the best of the best” Entrepreneurial teachers in South Carolina for 2011.

Linda has been teaching since 2005 and her students have inspired her to become an entrepreneur herself. Through her business, Linda runs several after-school business camps sponsored by local organizations.  She is also one of the select teachers conducting YEScarolina’s summer biz camps for exceptional entrepreneurial students. Ms. Avery was additionally just nominated as Crestwood High School’s own teacher of the year.

Linda Avery will be honored at the NFTE Dare to Dream Gala in New York City, New York on April 13, 2011.  There will also be eleven students, Entrepreneurs of the Year, being honored at this event.  Congratulations Linda!  Thanks for all that you do for your students and your community!