The following testimonial was shared by Triad Local Schools in selecting Christina Smart Meigs as a 2016 Celebrate Teaching Distinguished Educator. 

Christina is an outstanding language arts teacher, who is rigorous and able to help all students meet the classroom expectations. She creates a classroom environment where students embrace reading and writing and a love for both. She is able to reach all learners, including those with special needs. She has a history of high reading achievement scores as well as high growth, according to her value-added scores. 

Christina is able to work with middle school students to help them grow and develop socially as well as academically. She is also a team and building leader. She is willing to step up and do whatever is needed in the building. She leads the language arts department, and she is willing to serve on various committees. Christina is a strong member of the middle school team.