Summerville teacher named Kelly & Michael semifinalist

      SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (WCIV) -- A Summerville Elementary School teacher advanced to the semifinals in the Kelly & Michael 4th Annual Top Teacher Search.

      Fifth grade teacher Kathy Green was named a semifinalist during Friday morning's show, along with 11 other teachers from around the country.

      Now people can find out more about the teachers at the Kelly & Michael website and vote for their favorite. Voting lasts until 5 p.m. Monday, April 15.

      The finalists will be announced during Tuesday's show.

      Green told the show she has been married for 27 years and recently had a daughter graduate from Clemson University.

      "Watching students learn{}new concepts is thehighlight of my day.{}I enjoy shopping and reading mystery novels.{}Myfavorite color is green," she told the show.

      To read the letter submitted on Green's behalf and cast your vote, click here.