Karen taught in Beaumont schools for 10 years before she came to East Chambers. She taught French and Spanish for the first few years and has been teaching Spanish 1, 2, and 3 ever since. She is married to Chester Slay, and they have two children, Andrew and Laura. They also have five grandchildren. Karen was named EC’s secondary teacher of the year in 2002 and was also nominated for Region 4 Teacher of the Year. Karen sponsors NHS and Challenge Team, and she has been served many years on the high school Campus Advisory Team. Karen is well respected by her co-workers and students, and East Chambers High School is proud to have such a fine educator on our faculty.
Others recognized at the Chamber Awards being held tonight (Thursday, 3/26/15) include:
Outstanding Citizen - Mark Huddleston
Outstanding Business - Samson Energy
Outstanding Community Service - SWAT Construction Inc.
Outstanding Educator - Karen Slay - East Chambers High School
Outstanding Agricultural Achievement- Clay Rollins, Vine 2 Wine Vineyard and Winery
Congratulations to Ms. Slay and all!