Margi Saunders, an English teacher at Columbus High School was chosen as the Sara Spano Top Teacher during the Ledger-Enquirer’s Page One awards Tuesday night at the RiverCenter.
Saunders teaches 10th grade English – American Literature, English III: British Literature/American Literature and AP Art History.
Since she began at Columbus High in 1996, she has also taught ninth grade English – Literary Types, Humanities and served as Yearbook Advisor.
Saunders earned her bachelor’s degree in English Education from the University of Georgia and her master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Troy University – Phenix City.
Saunders received a trophy and $1,000.
Terrie Brewer, a teacher at Central High School in Phenix City and Tabitha Ginther, a teacher a St. Anne Pacelli Catholic School, were named as runners-up. They each received $300 and a plaque.