Teacher of the Year announced

April 29, 2008 7:48:30 PM PDT
An Orange County woman has received the most prestigious honor for a North Carolina teacher.

Cindy Rigsbee received the AT & T North Carolina Teacher of the Year Award Tuesday night.

A special ceremony was held at the Brier Creek Country Club.

Ms. Rigsbee is a 6th and 7th grade reading teacher at Gravely Hills Middle School in Orange County.

She's been a teacher for more than 25 years and has taught in five different counties including Durham.