From “This Week in the Irvington Schools” 9/28/2013:

IHS Teacher Mr. Barry Named as Mercy College Westchester/Rockland Outstanding Teacher of the Year

We are very excited to announce that Mr. Chris Barry has been named as the recipient of the Mercy College Westchester/Rockland Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award for 2013. Mr. Barry has committed 24 exceptional years to the field of education, the last 14 here in Irvington. Both in the classroom as well as on the track and cross country course, Mr. Barry has consistently demonstrated an incredible way of connecting with students and supporting their advanced learning. We are honored to acknowledge Mr. Barry as the recipient of this prestigious award.

Wonderful!