ACC Welcomes Local Teachers of the Year at ACC Baseball Championship

Durham Public Schools Teacher of the Year finalists invited to championship game.

DURHAM, NC – The Atlantic Coast Conference continued an initiative to recognize local Teachers of the Year by inviting them to ACC Championship events. The 2016 Durham Public Schools Teacher of the Year finalists and their guests were invited to attend the championship game of the ACC Baseball Championship.

“The value of an outstanding teacher is immeasurable,” ACC Commissioner John Swofford said. “The ACC is proud to welcome this impressive group to the tournament and thankful to have them in our community.”

The following teachers were invited:

Jessica Faison-Johnson, Lowe’s Grove Middle School of Technology
Steve Jones, City of Medicine Academy
Justine LaMantia-Daniel, Githens Middle School
Michelle Honeycutt, Northern High School
Pachette Sellers, Eastway Elementary School
Elizabeth Wintermute, Club Boulevard Magnet Elementary School


2016 ACC Baseball Championship: The 2016 ACC Baseball Championship will be played May 24-29 at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park in Durham, North Carolina. The first round and pool play will be broadcast on RSN, with the championship game on Sunday televised on ESPN2. To purchase tickets and for more information on the full week of ACC festivities visit