Dr. Sarah Miller

JoAnne Boone and Dr. Sarah Miller

Dr. Sarah E. Miller, Assistant Professor at USC Salkehatchie, was recognized as the National Outstanding American History Teacher of the Year (2011-2012) by the National Society Daughters of Colonial Wars in the State of South Carolina.  The National Historian Mrs. Don L. Hursh announced Miller as the national winner at the April national board meeting.  Miller was in competition with the winners of the other state awards.

Miller teaches United States survey classes, the New Nation, the Sections and the Nation and Indians of the Eastern United States.  She was awarded the state American History Teacher of the Year by the Daughters of Colonial Wars in South Carolina after presenting her philosophy of education at their October state conference.

Each year a teacher in elementary, secondary, intermediate, high school or college is chosen for to receive the award which represents  “outstanding service by the exemplification and encouragement of Patriotism and interest in American history and in our American Heritage.”

The Daughters of Colonial Wars society was established to honor the men and women who assisted in the establishment, defense, and preservation of the American Colonies.

For further information, contact Jo Anne Boone at jaboone@lowcountry.com.