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Greatest History Teacher Salute

Do you remember your favorite history teacher?
We've all had one: the teacher who made history in our own lives. In addition to acknowledging and celebrating your favorite teacher, this tribute program will help to support such educational endeavors as our annual Teachers Institute and other VHS programs.

Salute your favorite teacher today.

Please join us, along with the individuals who paid tribute to the educators listed below, in thanking them for their dedication and service to educating children across the state and nation:

Wayne E. Boese
John R. Brinser
Woody Cherry
Clarence Cowles
Agnes Dunn
Sara Geddy
Dorothy Hood
Sybil Hottle
Myra Claiborne Irby
Ludwell H. Johnson
Leontine Turpeau Current Kelly
Ronald W. Kruse
James Jason Lemmond

Robert D. Meade
Jean M. Mihalyka
James Osuna
Evan Peay
Mattie S. Richardson
Ethel Rowell
Hendrika Schuster
L. Mack Swift
Louise Wetzel
James P. Whittenburg
David H. Wollman
Nancy Zimmerman

With your gift of $175 to the Greatest History Teacher Salute:

  • You and your favorite teacher will receive special recognition in VHS publications, the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography and History Notes.
  • Your favorite teacher also will be recognized on the VHS website.
  • Your favorite teacher will receive a one-year membership to the VHS, along with a note crediting your gift and your submission of that teacher's name.

Join the Greatest History Teacher Salute Today!

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Cathy Boe

Cathy Boe, Senior Gifts Officer

Do you have questions about membership and giving?  Do you need help choosing a membership level?  Prefer to join or renew your membership over the phone?  Contact me at 804.342.9657 or cathy@vahistorical.org.