Every year each school in the Edgefield County School District selects a “Teacher of the Year” as well as a “Support Staff Person of the Year”. The selections have been made for this year and their pictures appear below. The winners are as follows:
Teachers of the Year, Merriwether Elementary, Michele Wilson; Johnston Elementary, Angela Fallaw; Douglas Elementary, Amy Williams; W.E. Parker Elementary, Laura Jolly; Johnston-Edgefield-Trenton Middle School, Jennifer Randall; Merriwether Middle School, Charlotte Ann Seawright; Strom Thurmond High School, Libba Ingram; Strom Thurmond Career Center, Jacqueline Kennion.
Support Staff Persons of the Year, Merriwether Elementary, Janice Sherlock; Johnston Elementary, Sandy Mims; Douglas Elementary, Denise Dandy; W.E. Parker Elementary, Kathy Culver; Johnston-Edgefield-Trenton Middle School, Lucinda Joplin; Merriwether Middle School, Robert Adams; Strom Thurmond High School, Leroy Rouse; Strom Thurmond Career Center, Sunny Covar, and District Office, Janet Johnson.
Over the summer, each of the winners will be interviewed by a panel of judges who will select the District Teacher of the Year and the District Support Person of the Year. These winners will be announced at the annual banquet held in conjunction with the Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce in September.
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