Ms. Cheryl Patterson, 4th grade science teacher at Bridge City Intermediate, has been selected to receive a 2011 Reaud Excellence in Education Award.

In recognition of her commitment to excellence in education and her superior dedication to inspire a spirit of learning in students, the Beaumont Foundation is hosting an awards gala in her honor on May 3 in the John Gray Library.

A $10,000 cash award and mementos will be presented to Ms. Patterson at this time.