ACS names its teachers of the year
Published 11:19 am Thursday, December 13, 2018
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor
ALABASTER – A couple of Alabaster City Schools teachers will move on to a statewide competition after they were selected as the school system’s elementary and secondary Teachers of the Year during a recent meeting.
School Board members and Alabaster School Superintendent Dr. Wayne Vickers presented awards to the Teachers of the Year from each of the city’s six schools during the meeting. Earlier this semester, each of the top teachers were selected by their peers and administrators to receive the recognition.
The top teachers also earned praise from the School Board members.
The following teachers were named Teachers of the Year for their respective schools:
-Creek View Elementary school: Ashley Williamson
-Meadow View Elementary School: Jenny Thrasher
-Thompson Intermediate School: Katie Jones
-Thompson Sixth Grade Center: Grant Urbanski
-Thompson Middle School: Andrea Fordham
-Thompson High School: Jane Ganey
Each year, the school system also nominates a few of its district Teachers of the Year to move on to compete for statewide honors:
-Jones will move on to compete for the statewide Teacher of the Year award in the elementary category.
-Fordham will move on to compete for the statewide Teacher of the Year award in the secondary category.