Beardstown science teacher receiver of Jan. Teacher of the Month award
Charles West, a science teacher at Beardstown High School, was recently nominated by the student body for January’s Teacher of the Month. The nomination was accepted by the BHS Student Council. Mr. West graduated Illinois College with a B. A. in science and decided to further his education by taking three physics classes at Western Illinois University and two math classes at Sangamon State University.
When asked what his inspiration for teaching was, he responded, “In college the head of the science department made me head lab assistant, which I really enjoyed, so I would say it was my educators.”