Leonia Bowman (left), who teaches second grade at Riverwalk Academy, is the 2019 Elementary School Teacher of the Year. Special education and math teacher Elizabeth Slifer (right) was named Riverwalk’s 2019 Middle School Teacher of the Year.
Leonia Bowman (left), who teaches second grade at Riverwalk Academy, is the 2019 Elementary School Teacher of the Year. Special education and math teacher Elizabeth Slifer (right) was named Riverwalk’s 2019 Middle School Teacher of the Year. Riverwalk Academy
Leonia Bowman (left), who teaches second grade at Riverwalk Academy, is the 2019 Elementary School Teacher of the Year. Special education and math teacher Elizabeth Slifer (right) was named Riverwalk’s 2019 Middle School Teacher of the Year. Riverwalk Academy

Amanda Harris covers issues related to children and families in York, Chester and Lancaster County for The Herald. Amanda works with local schools, parents and community members to address important topics such as school security, mental health and the opioid epidemic. She graduated from Winthrop University.

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