At this year’s Teacher of the Year Awards Ceremony, DeLand High’s Teacher of the year, Mr. Jim Lowenstein was recognized as on of three teachers who represent VCS’ three guiding principle.

Superintendent, Dr, Carmen Balgobin, presented Mr. Lowenstein with a check from FUTURES for representing Guiding Principle #2. Principle #2 represents a teacher’s commitment to finding solutions to problems. Mr. Lowe is the CTE Department chair, former CTE facilitator and a coach in 3 sports. Coach Lowe is the longest continuously service athletic coach at DeLand. He is an instrumental part at many events on campus, including but not limited to running the jumbotron at home football games, Bulldog Palooza, the Homecoming Growl, coordinating events to be broadcast on Bulldog TV, and more.