COLLETON COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – The Colleton County School District on Tuesday recognized more than a dozen outstanding teachers and support staff from across the district.
Each recipient of the Teacher of the Year award was selected by their respective school for meeting certain qualifications, which includes being in a teaching position for at least 12 months.
During that time, the teacher should have performed his/her duties in such an outstanding manner as to significantly contribute to the school’s mission and to the operation of the district.
Honored this week includes:
- Matthew Lutton of Thunderbolt Career and Technology Center
- Shelby Daniels of Hendersonville Elementary School
- Sarah Fielder of Cottageville Elementary School
- Melissa O’Quinn of Colleton County Middle School
- Melissa Warren of Black Street Early Childhood Center
- Amy Cook of Bells Elementary School
- Michelle Philips of Northside Elementary School
- Shanon Bowden of Forest Hills Elementary School
- Emily Towey of Colleton County High School
Sarah Fielder, Melissa O’Quinn and Shanon Bowden were each selected to compete for the District Teacher of the Year position, which will be announced in August.
The district also recognized their star support employees of the year, such as lunchroom staff, bus drivers, nurses and others.
Special recipients include:
- Debbie Fryar of Forest Hills Elementary School
- Shakerra Green of Colleton County High School
- Joe Evans of Black Street Early Childhood Center
- Amy Kilpatrick of Colleton County Middle School
- Donna Waddell of Cottageville Elementary School
- Nathan Simpson of Northside Elementary School
- Kelsey Bishop of District Office
- Edna Green of Bells Elementary School
- Rosa Singleton of Hendersonville Elementary School
- Josheen Jenkins of Thunderbolt Career and Technology Center
- Susan Fryar of Office of Transportation
Congratulations to each of these amazing educators and support staff members! Thank you for your hard work each day.