‘It’s something I could do forever’

Originally published Jan. 19, 2018 in the Exponent Telegram.

By Victoria L. Cann

LOST CREEK — South Harrison High School has been represented well by Felicia Pancoast, who has received the honor of being named the 2017 Health Educator of the Year by the West Virginia Association of Health and Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.

The educator is identified as having best made significant contributions to the profession in the areas of teaching, research and services.

Pancoast has spent her entire 12-year career at South Harrison High School, where she teaches both health and physical education.

“What I enjoy about teaching is first of all that it keeps me young,” she said. “I stay with a bunch of kids, and I know high school was some of the best times I ever had. I like telling them the things I’ve done and mistakes I’ve made so they can learn.”

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