Excellence in teaching was recognized by the Giles County Board of Education when they were presented the Teachers of the Year. In an unprecedented twist, the announcements were made during an online Zoom meeting.
The District-Level Teachers of the Year are Tammy Edwards of Richland Elementary School for the Pre-K to fourth grade division, Stephanie Miller from Minor Hill School for the fifth-eighth grade division, and Leigh Anne Bailey of Richland School for the ninth-12th grade division.
Building Level Teachers of the Year were also named. Southside Elementary School recognized Kim Gowan (Pre-K to fourth) and Dawn Lugert (fifth-eighth). Minor Hill School Teachers of the year were Becky Murray (Pre-K to fourth) and Stephanie Miller (fifth-eighth). Richland Elementary named Tammy Edwards (Pre-K-fourth) and Alicia Perkins (fifth-eighth). Richland School honored Beth Hall (fifth-eighth) and Leigh Anne Bailey (ninth-12th). Elkton School recipients were Mary Beth Barrett (Pre-K-fourth) and Teri Mize (fifth-eighth). Shannon Neely for Pulaski Elementary, Lori Herd for Bridgeforth Middle School and Darryl Campbell for Giles County High School were also named as honorees.