Creekland’s Bowley named Cherokee County Teacher of the Year

Creekland Middle School eighth-grade language arts teacher Lindsay Bowley was named Wednesday as Cherokee County Teacher of the Year. School Superintendent Frank R. Petruzielo made a surprise visit to her classroom to bestow the honor. He gave her a bouquet of roses as her students clapped and cheered. Bowley will be honored in December at the d’s annual Teacher of the Year Banquet and will be a contender for Georgia Teacher of the Year. That recognition is announced in the spring.Bowley began her teaching career in 2007 at Creekland Middle as a sixth-grade language arts teacher. “We’re proud to have someone like Ms. Bowley working in our system,” Petruzielo said. “She clearly has a calling to be a teacher, and she was born to work with teenagers.”