Norfolk Public Schools is proud to announce Thomas Smigiel, an Earth Science and Leadership teacher at Norview High School, as the 2007 Teacher of the Year. Thomas was selected during the Annual Teacher of the Year Dinner on March 22 at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott. He received a monetary award of $500, a Dell laser printer, an acrylic award, a gold medal and a bouquet of red roses to honor his accomplishments. Thomas was one of twelve semi-finalists and selected as the overall High School Teacher of the Year. Mary Frank, a 6th-grade English teacher at Blair Middle School, was chosen as the Middle School Teacher of the Year, and Sarah Hillian, a K-5 Communications Skills Teacher at Larrymore Elementary School, is the Elementary School Teacher of the Year.