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RCS Names 2019-2020 School-Based Employees of the Year



School-based Teachers of the Year, Beginning Teacher of the Year and Classified Employees of the Year for Rockingham County Schools have been elected by their fellow faculty members for the 2019-20 school year.


The 2019-2020 School-Based Teachers of the Year from each school are:


Elementary Schools:

Brittany Flynt - Bethany Elementary

Chasity Fix - Central Elementary 

Brittany Blaney - Dillard Academy

Robin Jones - Douglass Elementary

Rebecca Mensel - Huntsville Elementary

Gina Gammons - Leaksville-Spray Elementary 

Carl Soyars - Lincoln Elementary

Kristi Langley - Monroeton Elementary

Nickie Freeman-Winters - South End Elementary                                       

Amber Haskin - Stoneville Elementary

Frances Jarrell - Wentworth Elementary

Andrea Cox - Williamsburg Elementary



Middle Schools:

Denise Balser - Holmes Middle

Adrianne Hensley - Reidsville Middle

Jessica Lamberth - Rockingham County Middle

Nicole Gardner - Western Rockingham Middle



High Schools:

John Butler - McMichael High

Christine Wenger - Morehead High

Jennifer Jones - Reidsville High

Jodi Troxler - Rockingham County High

Ramona Bankston - Rockingham Early College High



Alternative School:

Casey Elrod - The SCORE Center


Teachers of the Year are selected by their peers for the quality of their teaching, professional development, teaching philosophy and methods, community involvement, and contributions to education. A Central Office administrator committee will select finalists from the School-Based Teachers of the Year, one of whom will be chosen as the Rockingham County Schools’ TOY and will serve as a nominee for North Carolina Teacher of the Year.



The 2019-2020 Beginning Teacher of the Year are (please note not every school elected a Beginning Teacher of the Year):


Kayla Teague - Monroeton Elementary

Sara Bowen - South End Elementary

Michelle Berrisford - Reidsville Middle

Emily Byess - Rockingham County Middle

Christina Boucher - McMichael High



The 2019-2020 Classified Employees of the Year:


Elementary Schools:

Lisa Wilson - Bethany Elementary

Andrea Moore - Central Elementary 

Edna Martin - Dillard Academy

Rhonda Paschal - Douglass Elementary

Walter Moore - Huntsville Elementary

Sharon Dorn - Leaksville-Spray Elementary 

Patricia Powell - Lincoln Elementary

Cheryl Cross - Monroeton Elementary

Pat Graves - South End Elementary                                       

Robin Vernon - Stoneville Elementary

April Fargis - Wentworth Elementary

Susie Jones - Williamsburg Elementary


Middle Schools:

Freddie Carter - Holmes Middle

Sierra Cook - Reidsville Middle

Edna Miller - Rockingham County Middle

Drew Martin - Western Rockingham Middle


High Schools:

Shenitta Peterkin - McMichael High

Michael Weddle - Morehead High

Greg Mills - Reidsville High

Gerald Lawrence - Rockingham County High

Michelle Bayne - Rockingham Early College High



Alternative School:

Crystal Powell - The SCORE Center