Two receive Fayette County Education Association awards

Steven Riley, left, and Traci Gross Rust
Steven Riley, left, and Traci Gross Rust

Two Fayette County teachers have received the 2016 FCEA Award for Teaching Excellence from the Fayette County Education Association. Steven Riley, a social studies teacher at Henry Clay High School, and Traci Gross Rust, a visual arts teacher at Arlington Elementary School, were chosen for the awards based on professional practice, advocacy for the profession, community engagement, leadership in professional development and attention to diversity.

Riley has taught at Henry Clay since 2007, and Rust has taught at Arlington since 2004. Their awards include a $500 check.