teacher Caren Liberati has been named one of 12 finalists in the Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year program for 2012.
The award honors excellence in teaching.
library media specialist Beth Shenefiel, third-grade teacher Kathleen Giegel and eighth-grade teacher Patricia Cekella were named semifinalists.
The Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year for 2012 will be named this fall.
math teacher Michele Switala received the Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year honor in 2010.
In 2011, PRHS French teacher was a semifinalist for the statewide award.
The Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Teacher of the Year program began in 1995. The winner represents the state in the National Teacher of the Year program.