In addition to teaching English at City Springs, Mr. Oroke coaches boys basketball and girls volleyball and is active as a faculty leader.
Oroke is the recipient of several state and national awards for his teaching, including honors from Johns Hopkins University and the Maryland State Senate.
As the Baltimore City Teacher of the Year, Mr. Oroke will now advance to the 2020 Maryland State Teacher of the Year competition. He is one of 7 finalists in that competition. The Maryland State Department of Education will announce the winner next week.