Shelly Maloney

Northern Nash High School
Rocky Mount, NC

Shelly Maloney has been a ceramics and visual arts teacher for ten years serving in the Nash and Wilson County areas. She works with high school students at Northern Nash teaching them the fundamentals through advanced methods of pottery and visual arts. Students in her classes learn how to use their art as a way to spread joy to others and as a healthy emotional release for themselves. She leads many different clubs including the National Arts Honor Society, Pottery Club and Positive Impact to provide community service art projects for the school, local community members and businesses.

Grants Awarded in 2024: NSHSS Educator of the Year Awards

The Educator of the Year Awards are presented annually to exemplary educators who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to preparing students for success in college and in life. These awardees model best practices in teaching or administration inside and outside of the classroom, are peer role models, and demonstrate outstanding leadership and excellence in education. Any NSHSS Educator teaching high school has the opportunity to apply.