ASHS Recognizes Teacher Of The Month

September 2019

Staff Reports


Mrs. Afrose Arshi has been chosen as the Americus-Sumter High Teacher of the Month for August 2019. Each month one ASHS teacher is selected to receive the award for exhibiting exemplary service to students and parents. Assistant principal Marnie Dutcher presented Arshi with the award during a ceremony in the ASHS library last week.

Arshi has taught biology and physical science for seventeen years, seven of which have been at ASHS. She has a double bachelors degree in science education and a masters in biology from Osmania University in India. Arshi has recently been named chairperson for the science department.

Arshi expressed gratitude for being chosen teacher of the month for ASHS. “I feel validated. Awards such as this help revitalize my passion, dedication, determination, and enthusiasm. I’ve always felt teachers have the power to shape and transform lives. I always try to be available for my students, to reach and motivate each one daily.”