Michael Novrocki, a Lake-Lehman High School teacher, was selected as winner of the National History Day Patricia Behring Teacher of the Year in the 2013 senior division.
The Behring Award recognizes teachers for exemplary commitment to helping students develop their interest in history through the use of creative teaching methods and helping them make discoveries about the past.
Novrocki was selected from a pool of more than 50 teachers.
Novrocki received the award before a crowd of thousands at the Kenneth E. Behring National History Day Contest at the Univesrsity of Maryland at College Park.
Lake-Lehman High School has won the Oustanding School Award in the Senior Division for 14 years in a row at the regional History Day Contest and this year received the Outstanding School position at the state-level competition.