2018 Shelby County Chamber of Commerce Teacher Appreciation Reception
The Shelby County Chamber of Commerce Teacher Appreciation reception, Presented by Hope Community Medicine and hosted by the Shelby County Chamber was held on Wednesday, April 25 at the Windham Civic Center in Center at 4:00 p.m. The reception is held annually to salute and recognize the dedicated administrations and teaching staff of all the Shelby County school districts. The Chamber of Commerce Education committee presented each school campus Teacher of the Year with a Certificate of Recognition and announced the Shelby County Teacher of the Year for Elementary and Secondary schools. This is a time when gratitude and appreciation is expressed to the educators throughout the county. Congratulations to all the Campus winners!! The Teacher of the Year from the Shelby County School Campuses are:
Center Christian Academy – Joanna Birdwell
F.L. Moffett Primary School – Emily Newton
Center Elementary School – Jennifer Barlett
Center Intermediate School – Debra Hippler
Center Middle School – Cindy Tomlin
Center High School – Dough Moore
Roughrider Academy – John Jackson
Excelsior ISD – Angela Gillis
Joaquin Elementary School – Shelli Vaughn
Joaquin Junior High School – Mark Lawrence
Joaquin High School – Anne Patrick
S.W. Carter Elementary – Jackie Myers
Shelbyville Middle School – Sally Wilburn
Shelbyville High School – Cole Harrison
Tenaha Elementary School – Stacie Barr
Tenaha Middle/High School – Teresa Wiist
Timpson Elementary – Lucinda Simmons
Timpson Middle School – Darryl Joyner
Timpson High School – Tanya Hammett
The Elementary Teacher of the Year is Lucinda Simmons from Timpson Elementary. The Secondary Teacher of the Year is Teresa Wiist, a teacher at Tenaha Middle/High School. Congratulations to these outstanding Educators!
The Pam Phelps Friends of Education Award went to the Bone Hill Foundation. The Bone Hill Foundation provides all Shelby County Seniors with scholarships. Roy Blackshear was present to accept the award.
Thank you to all the table sponsors and businesses who donated gifts for door prizes!
Gold sponsors for the event are Farmers State Bank and Shelby Savings Bank.