County ‘teachers of the year’ honored

Published 4:00 pm Tuesday, January 17, 2023

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Escambia County teachers work hard every day for their students, and their work was rewarded last week as the top teacher from each school in the Escambia County School system was honored.
Escambia County Schools Superintendent Michele McClung presented each of the chosen teachers with a certificate for their work in the schools.
“Our teachers are the epitome of the best of the best,” McClung said. “They are dedicated to excellence as an educator and as an advocator of our students.”
Teachers chosen as the top teacher in their schools were:
W.S. Neal Elementary School- Mrs. Rachel Wiggins;
W.S. Neal Middle School- Ms. Angel Blackmon and Ms. Jennifer Blaney;
W.S. Neal High School- Ms. Beth Caupp;
Escambia Career Readiness Center- Mr. Thomas Fischer;
Pollard McCall Junior High School-Ms. Tammy Findley;
Flomaton Elementary School- Ms. Jenny Engle;
Flomaton High School- Ms. Sharon Morgan;
Rachel Patterson Elementary School- Ms. Rachel Hadley;
Escambia County Middle School- Elementary- Mr. Alexander Alvarez;
Escambia County Middle School- Secondary- Mr. Jon Durant;
Escambia County High School- Ms. Stephanie Buitron; and
Huxford Elementary School-Ms. Tiffany Hammac.
Also during Thursday’s meeting, the members of the board were presented with gifts and a special meal at W.S. Neal High School in honor of School Board Appreciation Month. Staff and students at W.S. Neal high School prepared and served the board in honor of their work.