First Grade Teacher Tierney McBride, 24, works with Tristen Mayo-Williams, one of her 18 students at York Elementary School in Raleigh, N.C. on Thursday, October 8, 2015. She and her 2 siblings all attended York and her mother, Jennifer McBride, not seen, was a substitute teacher as well. Returning to York as a professional is like coming home for her. McBride not only had her mother as a substitute teacher when she was a child, but her mother has filled-in for her as a substitute when she was away.
First Grade Teacher Tierney McBride, 24, works with Tristen Mayo-Williams, one of her 18 students at York Elementary School in Raleigh, N.C. on Thursday, October 8, 2015. She and her 2 siblings all attended York and her mother, Jennifer McBride, not seen, was a substitute teacher as well. Returning to York as a professional is like coming home for her. McBride not only had her mother as a substitute teacher when she was a child, but her mother has filled-in for her as a substitute when she was away. Corey Lowenstein clowenst@newsobserver.com
First Grade Teacher Tierney McBride, 24, works with Tristen Mayo-Williams, one of her 18 students at York Elementary School in Raleigh, N.C. on Thursday, October 8, 2015. She and her 2 siblings all attended York and her mother, Jennifer McBride, not seen, was a substitute teacher as well. Returning to York as a professional is like coming home for her. McBride not only had her mother as a substitute teacher when she was a child, but her mother has filled-in for her as a substitute when she was away. Corey Lowenstein clowenst@newsobserver.com
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