Congratulations Amy Thompson
Jones County Teacher of the Year
The following teachers were honored November 6, 2014 at Clifton Ridge Middle School during the Jones County Teacher of the Year ceremony:
Aimee Lundy - Dames Ferry Elementary School
Monica Tritto - Gray Elementary School
Amy Thompson - Turner Woods Elementary School
Lauren Goble - Wells Elementary School
Clayton Brindger - Clifton Ridge Middle School
Jackie Hall - Gray Station Middle School
Terri Hulett - Jones County High School Ninth Grade Campus
Amy Teague - Jones County High School Main Campus
Congratulations to Amy Thompson for being named the 2014-2015 Jones County Teacher of the Year. Mrs. Thompson is a 1st grade teacher at Turner Woods Elementary School. Mrs. Thompson will go on to compete at the State Level. The application for the State completion is due in early December.
Master of Ceremony, William C. Mathews, opened the event. Mr. Larry Haskins, member of the Jones County Board of Education, welcomed all the Teacher of the Year nominees and guests. Kailyn Clark and Chloe Clark, students from Turner Woods Elementary School, led the Pledge of Allegiance. The National Anthem was performed by Elizabeth Pecorilli, student from Gray Station Middle School. Members of Dames Ferry Elementary School Chorus and the Jones County High School Jazz Band Ensemble entertained the Teacher of the Year nominees, their families, and guests.
The nominees participated in an in-depth interview in front of a five judge panel. This year’s list of prestigious judges were:
Dr. Barbara Roquemore – Georgia College and State University
Mrs. Judy Webb – Keep Jones Beautiful
Dr. Geraldine Dumas – Macon State College
Dr. Marcie Peck – Georgia College and State University
Mr. Donald Black - Retired Educator and former Director of Operation Early Intervention
These individuals have given up many hours of their time to support our school system. They are to be commended!
The Teacher of the Year event is supported through the generous donations of our schools and local businesses and donors. The community’s support of this event and the Jones County School System is greatly appreciated.