Congratulations Marci McKeever
Jones County Teacher of the Year
The following teachers were honored October 27, 2015 at Gray Elementary School during the Jones County Teacher of the Year ceremony:
Candice Doerhoefer; Dames Ferry Elementary School
Cheryl Ogle; Gray Elementary School
Marci McKeever; Turner Woods Elementary School
Lisa Myers; Wells Elementary School
Lori Johnson; Clifton Ridge Middle School
Kimberly Hanner; Gray Station Middle School
Anthony Cannady; Jones County High School Ninth Grade Campus
Karen Barnett; Jones County High School Main Campus
Congratulations to Marci McKeever for being named the 2015-2016 Jones County Teacher of the Year. Mrs. McKeever is a 1st grade teacher at Turner Woods Elementary School. Mrs. McKeever will go on to compete at the State Level. The application for the State competition is due in early December.
Master of Ceremony, Superintendent Chuck Gibson, opened the event. Mr. Mark Andrews, vice chairman of the Jones County Board of Education, welcomed all the Teacher of the Year nominees and guests. Will Pritchard, student from Wells Elementary School, led the Pledge of Allegiance. The National Anthem was performed by Daniel Hicks, McKayla Maddox, Munashe Jones, and Jacob Brooks, students from Clifton Ridge Middle School. Members of Gray Elementary School Chorus entertained the Teacher of the Year nominees, their families, and guests.
The nominees participated in an in-depth interview in front of a four-judge panel. This year’s list of prestigious judges were:
Dr. Barbara Roquemore – Georgia College and State University
Dr. Holley Roberts – Georgia College and State University
Mr. Donald Black - Retired Educator and former Director of Operation Early Intervention
Dr. Gloria Wicker - Retired Educator
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.