Santa Rosa Education Foundation announced the following 33 nominees for Santa Rosa County Teacher of the Year.
Jennifer Witherell at Avalon Middle School; Dorothy Wallace at Bagdad Elementary; Debra Sims at Berryhill Administrative Complex; Mary Stankard at Berryhill Elementary; Shirley Gomillion at Central; Allison Daseler at Chumuckla Elementary; Shelley Malone at S.S. Dixon Intermediate; Catherine Bracey at S.S. Dixon Primary; Frank Oatman at East Milton Elementary; Dodi Stringfellow at Gulf Breeze Elementary; Amy Parker at Gulf Breeze High; Grace Freeman at Gulf Breeze Middle; Keri Odom at Hobbs Middle; Kelly Rohan at Holley-Navarre Intermediate; Jeff Strumeyer at Holley-Navarre Middle; Rebecca Holloway at Holley-Navarre Primary; Sharrell Ethridge at T.R. Jackson Pre-Kindergarten; Dianne Lewis at Jay Elementary; Brandi Williamson at Jay High; Vicki Yelder at King Middle; Maria LaDouceur at Locklin Technical Center; Freda Carroll at Milton High; Darlene Brock at Navarre High; Ashley Ormsby at Oriole Beach Elementary; Cathryn Denny at Pace High; Kitty Taylor at Pea Ridge Elementary; Ginni Ross at W.H. Rhodes Elementary; Emily Hartgrave at B.C. Russell Elementary; Ray Gentry at Santa Rosa Adult/High; Alesia Andry at T.L. Sims Middle; Kenneth Long at West Navarre Intermediate; Shawn Wilcox at West Navarre Primary; and Jeffery Baugus at Woodlawn Beach Middle.
Nominees were selected by their peers at each school throughout the district. The Santa Rosa School District Teacher of the Year will be announced on Friday, Jan. 27, 2012. Nominees will be recognized at Santa Rosa’s Golden Apple Awards celebrating all Santa Rosa teachers on Feb. 24 at New World Landing.
To become a sponsor of the Santa Rosa Golden Apple Celebration call 983-5043 or visit www.santarosa.k12.fl.us/sref to learn more about Santa Rosa Education Foundation’s many programs designed to support and enhance education in Santa Rosa County.