Denise Richardson, Third Grade Co-teacher at Hawthorn Elementary School, has been named Camdenton Teacher of the Week.

Richardson is a high quality teacher who is respected by her peers for her efforts in and out of the classroom.  She serves Hawthorn as a leadership team member and she has been a leader in the implementation of many improvement initiatives that have helped the students of Hawthorn and a variety of ways.

Richardson is also an instructor in the after school program Project Lead the Way.  Teacher of the Week is sponsored by Smith Law Firm and recognizes teachers for positive contributions made to the Camdenton students and district.