Gregory Ahlquist has been named the 2013 New York State Teacher of the Year.
Ahlquist has already been honored in Albany as part of a ceremony, and he will be honored again Thursday in Webster.
Ahlquist is a native of Webster and a 1991 graduate of Webster Thomas High School.
He has been teaching social studies in Webster for 12 years.
He has taught AP World History, AP European History, and a Holocaust elective.