Teacher Tributes Galore!

It’s always a thrill each week for Welcome To Sanford to shine the spotlight on one of the many hundreds of amazing educators that help teach our children here in Lee County. It’s a great opportunity for us — and you — to learn more about the dedicated teaching professionals in our midst. In case you may have missed a profile or two, or would simply like to revisit the accomplishments of some of our community’s teachers, we encourage you click on the names below for a recap of the 30 teachers we’ve been honored to recognize most recently.  And remember … any time you have a chance meeting with a teacher, be sure to say “thank you!”

Feb 13 – Nicole Urbas – Bragg Street Academy
Feb 20 – Lindsay Gaines – SanLee Middle School
Feb 27 – Retiring Assistant Superintendent Dr. Jim Atkinson
Mar 6 – Jayme Edwards – J. Glenn Edwards Elementary
Mar 13 – Karen Voelz – East Lee Middle
Mar 20 – Rachel Ellis – Warren Williams Elementary Alternative School
Mar 27 – Shantel Russell – J.R. Ingram Elementary
Apr 3 – Vincent Pienaar – SanLee Middle
Apr 10 – Michele Cox – Broadway Elementary
Apr 17 – Gwendolyn Quadri – West Lee Middle
Apr 24 – Vickie Wilkins – Southern Lee High
May 1 – Wendy Bryant-Motley – Broadway Elementary
May 8 – Joe Grum – East Lee Middle
May 15 – Debra Jackson – LCS District Driver of the Year

The following educators were recognized as 2017-18 Teacher of the Year at their respective schools.

May 22 – Katie Eddings – Lee County High
May 29 – Reba Bowman — Greenwood
June 5 – Heather Gaines — B.T. Bullock
June 12 – Vincent Pienaar — SanLee Middle
June 19 – James Beasley — Bragg Street Academy
June 26 – Caroline Gleason — Tramway Elementary
July 3 – Mary Beth Stec — Deep River Elementary
July 10 – Maggie Womble — J Glenn Edwards Elementary
July 17 – Beulah Palmer — Southern Lee High
July 24 – Millie Harris — Warren Williams Elementary Alternative School
July 31 – Lora Currin — Broadway Elementary
Aug 7 – Patti Barlow — J.R. Ingram Elementary
Aug 14 – Yvette Batten — East Lee Middle
Aug 21 – Candace Land — Floyd L. Knight Children’s Center
Aug 28 – Brittni Delmaine — Lee Early College
Sep 4 – Travis Adkison — West Lee Middle

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