Teacher of the Week

First grade teacher Katelyn Shamhart has spent 14 years at Bottenfield Elementary School in Champaign. Submitte


Coming from her family, it’s no surprise that Katelyn Shamhart became a teacher in the Champaign school district. Her mother, Sally Burgett, taught for more than 30 years; her sister, Abby Crull, is a music teacher at Westview Elementary School; her husband, Vince, teaches math at Champaign Central High School; and her aunt, Margee Williams Poole, is the district’s head nurse.