Ben Talley

Bristol, VA | Years Taught: 1991 – Present

Ben feels that “the teaching profession is the highest of all possible callings for me.” He believes that good teaching is both art and science. Part of his calling, as he sees it, is to help all of his students to find what inspires them to get excited about life and to point them onward with resources in that direction.

Additional Recognition

  • 2014 • Bristol Rotary Teacher of the Year
  • 2008 • Bristol Mayors’ Award for Community Service
  • 2007 • Adult Education Teacher of the Year
  • 2003 • McGlothin Award for Teaching Excellence
  • 2001 • Wal-Mart Teacher of the Year for Virginia