Photo courtesy Yelm Community Schools (YCS):
YCS Superintendent Andy Wolf, Civic Educator of the Year Ed Bergh,
YHS Principal Brian Wharton, and Legislative Representative JT Wilcox.
Yelm Community Schools report:
“YHS teacher Ed Bergh was named the Washington Civic Educator of the Year by the state legislature. Nominated by State Representative JT Wilcox, he was honored at a private luncheon at the state capitol on Civic Education Day (February 20).
Mr. Bergh began teaching in Yelm in 1974 (38 years) and currently teaches both Advanced Placement United State History and Advanced Placement Government.”
Mr. Bergh is also the major contributor to the Yelm History Project.