KOZHIKODE: The list of teachers, who have won the national awards, was announced by the Ministry of Human Resource Development on Wednesday. As many as 14 teachers from the state, seven each from primary school section and secondary school section have been selected.
There are no candidates from the higher secondary section, reportedly over some confusion in the department. Higher Secondary Director K N Satheesh said that the list was cleared from the directorate four months ago.
The teachers who bagged the award are:
From Primary school
1. V Venukumaran Nair, headmaster, Govt UPS Njaraneeli Kani, Elanchiyam Peringammala, Thiruvananthapuram 2. G Sivaprasad, UP School Assistant, SN UP School, Maruthoorkulangara, Karunagappally, Kollam 3. Usha Kumari P, Headmistress, Govt LPS Ayroor, Ayroor, Pathanamthitta 4. P O Chacko, Head Master, Sr Alphonsa UPS Nedumanny, Karukachal, Kottayam 5. P V Mohanan, assistant teacher, AUP School, Mannazhi, Chengottur, Kottakkal, Malappuram 6. Narayanan Aariyamvalli, P D teacher, Govt HSS Kottila, Ezhome, Kannur 7. V Rajesh, assistant teacher, Kanad LP School, Edayannur, Kannur
From Secondary School
1. George A V, headmaster, Mar Thoma Girls High School, Pulamon, Kottarakkara, Kollam 2. Susan Issac, HSA (English), MGD High School, Puthusserry South, Thiruvalla, Pathanamthitta 3. Joseph John, headmaster, St Joseph’s HSS Karimannoor, Thodupuzha, Idukki
4. Varghese T M, HSA, Mahatma Gandhi Memorial High School, Puthencruz Ernakulam 5. Peethambaran M, HSA, St Sebastian’s High School Mannamangalam, Thrissur 6. Dr Harikumar K, Teacher Educator, Gandhi Seva Sadanam Teachers Training Institute, Perur, Palakkad 7. Manoj K T, HSA, CB HSS Vallikkunnu, Malappuram.