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CFCC Alumna Named Eugene Ashley High School Teacher of the Year

Fatima Sail and Eugene Ashley HS Principal

Eugene Ashley High School Principal, Patrick McCarty, and Fatima Sail.

Wilmington, NC – Cape Fear Community College (CFCC) alumna, Fatima Sail, has been recognized as the Eugene Ashley High School Teacher of the Year for 2023-2024. Fatima has taught French at Ashley for the past four years and is licensed to teach Arabic. In addition to teaching, she is pursuing her master’s degree in foreign language education at UNC Charlotte.

Fatima graduated from CFCC in 2018 with Network Administration and Security Systems certificates. In addition, she worked at the CFCC tutoring lab, assisting students in math and French.

“I am deeply humbled and honored to be Eugene Ashley High School’s Teacher of the Year for 2023-2024,” said Fatima Sail. “My experience as a former student and former employee at CFCC was a cornerstone to starting my career in education. I am grateful I had impeccable CFCC instructors in the Information Technology and World Language departments.”

“Our alumni are one of our most valuable assets,” said Jim Morton, CFCC President. “It brings us pride to hear stories about the success of our former students. We are fortunate to have so many of these stories and congratulate Fatima on this accomplishment.”

In addition to Teacher of the Year, Fatima was awarded the Luz M. Frye Honored Educator Scholar for 2022-2023 by the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT) in September of 2022.

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