Bossier Schools is blessed to have the most highly effective teachers in the state who, each day, engage, excite and inspire the children who will one day be our future leaders. Teaching, after all, is the one profession that inspires all other professions. Their job is so much more than that; it is a passion. It is a calling.
We are pleased to announce the 2015-16 Teachers of the Year and district winners. Teacher of the Year is a state program to recognize outstanding teachers who are chosen from each school by their peers. District winners compete at the state level and one is chosen for the elementary, middle and high school levels.
The District Teachers of the Year are: Vanessa Powers, Central Park Elementary; Ruth Hill, Cope Middle School; and Alison Grooms, Airline High School. The 2015-16 Teachers of the Year are:
Apollo, Lucia Wood; Bellaire, Wendy Perrin; Benton, Marsha Marbut; Bossier, Gloria German; Carrie Martin, Kyle Davis; Central Park, Vanessa Powers; Curtis, Christy Honea; Elm Grove, Lisa McGee; Kerr, Natalie Pope; Legacy, Sandra Jordan; W.T. Lewis, Kelly Avery; Meadowview, Suzanne Knippers; Plantation Park, Scarlet Pope; Platt, Trisha Knowles; Princeton, Danna Parks; T.L. Rodes, Janet Peppers; Stockwell Place, Tina Theodos; Sun City, Erin May; and Waller, Emily Opperman.
Benton, Lisa Thompson; Cope, Ruth Hill; Elm Grove, John Kendrick; Greenacres, Pam Anderson; Haughton, Cheryl Willhite; and T.O. Rusheon, Noel Spring.
Airline, Alison Grooms; Benton, January Dodson; Bossier, Cil Guerrero; Haughton, Miki Wallingsford; Parkway, Emmett Beggs; and Plain Dealing, Jennifer Dumas.
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Butler Educational Complex, Kimberly Woodard
Please join us in congratulating each of these Teachers of the Year. These educators truly make an indelible impression in children’s lives.