The Carroll County Sun News Profile of the Week


Name: Peg Pearce

Honored by The Carroll County Sun for: Being one of two Carroll teachers to be named a Maryland Outstanding Biology Teacher Semifinalist by the Maryland Association of Biology Teachers

Age: "You don't need to know that."

Residence; hometown: Hereford, Baltimore County; Hampstead

Education: Associate's degree in business from Baltimore Community College; bachelor's degree in biology from Towson State University; equivalency of a master's degree from several universities, including the University of Alaska; still takes graduate-level courses.

Family: Sons: Mark, 27, of Hereford, a mechanical engineer; Matthew, 21, a senior at Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pa.

Place of worship: Hereford United Methodist Church

Activities/hobbies: Tennis, reading; "School pretty much takes up the rest of my time."

Accomplishments: Raising two sons of whom she's proud; she hopes she gives something every year to her students.

Recipient's comments: "I think the award is an honor but I think there are a number of teachers at North Carroll who work just as hard and deserve to be honored also. I think Carroll has an outstanding number of science teachers who are excellent."

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