Two Lyons Township High School teachers were among the 36 educators honored June 11 by the Illinois State Board of Education, the Illinois Educators Association and the Illinois Federation of Teachers as the best in their fields of expertise during the 2012-13 school year.

Joe Barker was recognized as the VFW teacher of the year, while Bryan Bergman was named Illinois Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance young professional physical education teacher of the year.