John Caldwell School teacher honoured with NBTA excellence in teaching award

Article Posted: Thursday, May 30, 2019

​Kathy Soucy, an elementary teacher at John Caldwell School in Grand Falls, has been awarded the 2019 New Brunswick Teachers Association (NBTA) Credit Union Award for excellence in teaching. The award was presented May 24 during the NBTA's annual dinner in Fredericton.

Soucy, who will be retiring at the end of this school year, has worked in the public school system for 33 years in the Grand Falls region, joining the teaching staff at John Caldwell School in 1991. She also served as the school's vice-principal from 2006 to 2013 and then returned to her first love of teaching students in the classroom. Soucy also taught for six years at the Monsignor Bernier School.

The NBTA award is presented annually to a member who exhibits teaching excellence and an ongoing commitment to students. 

Shown in the photo below are (left to right) NBTA Credit Union general manager Margery Nichol, teacher Kathy Soucy, and NBTA Credit Union board president Dale Weldon during the award presentation.