• BASD teachers recognized at Auburn-Penn State football game during ESPN's College GameDay show

    Several Bellefonte Area School District teachers were featured on ESPN College GameDay before the Auburn-Penn State football game. The event is a pregame show leading up to ESPN's game-of-the-day, and featured local educators.

    BASD teachers included special education teachers Kim Gasper and Marissa Metric, high school history teacher Mike Maney and music teacher Jayme Zimmerman.

    According to ESPN, "College football comes together to recognize the important role of teachers and honor great teachers from across the country."

    The Nittany Lions beat the Tigers, 28-20, boosting their ranking to No. 6 from No. 10. Auburn is ranked at No. 23, dropping by one spot in the polls.

    *By Brit Milazzo, public relations director, BASD