NORTH BETHESDA, MD – May 22, 2013 Fitzgerald Auto Malls presented Cristina Ulrich the
2013-2014 Montgomery County Public Schools Teacher of the Year Award. Ms. Ulrich received a
lease for a 2013 Hyundai Sonata at the 11th Annual Champions for Children awards celebration
hosted by Montgomery County Business Roundtable for Education (MCBRE).
“Fitzgerald is delighted to have the opportunity to congratulate Cristina Ulrich for all of her
dedication and hard work,” said Dottie Fitzgerald, Vice President of Fitzgerald Auto Malls, “She is a
true inspiration and role model to both the community and the children she teaches.”
Ms. Ulrich has been a kindergarten teacher at Brookhaven Elementary School since 2006. She was
selected by MCBRE as one of the top finalists for MCPS Teacher of the Year, alongside Steven
Katz from Westland Middle School, and Dawn Charles from Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School.
MCBRE founded the Champions for Children awards program as a way to honor the commitments
of distinguished educators, MCPS staff, and organizations in the community that demonstrate a
high regard for youth education and a passion for reaching each and every student.
Fitzgerald Auto Malls is proud to support Champions for Children and commends members of the
community who devote time and effort into making a positive difference in the lives of our children.