Vale educator earns top honor from chamber of commerce

Kim Worley received the Vale Chamber of Commerce’s Elementary Educator of the Year award at its annual banquet in June. Worley (above left) stands with Vale Chamber of Commerce President Jessica Kulm. Worley – a 17-year teaching veteran – is an instructor at Willowcreek Elementary School where she teachers seventh and eighth grade. (The Enterprise/Yadira Lopez)

VALE — Kim Worley has wanted to be a teacher since seventh grade.

When the Vale Chamber of Commerce recently named her Elementary Educator of the Year, the recognition held more weight than just . . .