RALEIGH, N.C. — Marcella Cox, a teacher at Davis Drive Middle School, is the 2003-2004 Wake County Teacher of the Year.
Superintendent Bill McNeal presented the award at a banquet Thursday night.
McNeal praised Cox for earning the school system's highest honor. She was applauded by hundreds of community and education leaders attending the event.
Cox is a sixth-grade social studies teacher, who has been teaching at Davis Drive for six years and has been a teacher for 11 years.