Shelby County Chamber Presents Teacher Appreciation

April 16, 2019 - The Shelby County Chamber of Commerce Teacher Appreciation reception will be held on Wednesday, April 24 at the Windham Civic Center in Center at 4pm. 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 will present each school campus Teacher of the Year with a Certificate of Recognition and will announce 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. The Teacher of the Year from the Shelby County School Campuses are:

  • Center Christian Academy –  Karen Mayo
  • F.L. Moffett Primary School –  Jessica Belrose
  • Center Elementary School –  Kirstin Turner
  • Center Intermediate School –  Beth Nichols
  • Center Middle School –  Pamela Doggett
  • Center High School –  Michele Whiddon
  • Roughrider Academy -  Erica Klein
  • Excelsior ISD – Sonya Nutt
  • Joaquin Elementary School –  Monica Smith
  • Joaquin Junior High School –  Mary Hovey
  • Joaquin High School –  Brett Gaylord
  • S.W. Carter Elementary –  Jason McDonald
  • Shelbyville Middle School –  Bailee Rash
  • Shelbyville High School – Brooke Harrison
  • Tenaha Elementary School – Carrie Jenkins
  • Tenaha Middle/High School – Tammy Hamilton
  • Timpson Elementary –  Melanie Sanford
  • Timpson Middle School – Kendra Welch
  • Timpson High School –  Darlene Therwhanger

Gold sponsors for the event are Farmers State Bank and Shelby Savings Bank. Silver Sponsors are Dr. James Hockenberry, Nacogdoches Medical Center and Ray Jones Chevrolet.