Meaningful Moments:  Highlights of what’s happening inside WS/FCS

Published 10:59 pm Friday, May 7, 2021

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The finalists for Teacher of the Year are:

• Susan Stephens, fifth grade, Whitaker Elementary

• Nick Sebesta, sixth-grade Social Studies, Clemmons Middle

• Jennifer Solis, Spanish, Hanes Magnet Middle

• Latoya Scott, science, Atkins Academic & Technology High

• Gerianne Bartlett, English/journalism, Mount Tabor High


The finalists for Classified Employee of the Year are:

• Catherine Sigmon, food service supervisor, The Children’s Center

• Heather Surratt, executive assistant to the deputy superintendent, Central Office

• Sandra Funk, ESL (English as a Second Language) assistant, Kernersville Elementary

• Leroy Collins Jr., lead custodian, Reynolds High

• Jessica Ivette Avalos, media assistant, Northwest Middle


The finalists for Certified Instructional Support Personnel of the Year are:

• Eva Bishop, school counselor, Jefferson Elementary

• Rachel Patterson, instructional facilitator, Hall-Woodward Elementary

• Nicole Beale, director of student services, Reynolds High

• Shelby Ijames, instructional facilitator, Caleb’s Creek Elementary

• Kelly Ryan, instructional facilitator, Morgan Elementary


The finalists for Principal of the Year are:

• Donald Wyatt, East Forsyth Middle

• Dr. Shelia Burnette, Konnoak Elementary

• Celena Tribby, Kimmel Farm Elementary

• Ed Weiss, Mount Tabor High

• Shane O’Neal, Jefferson Middle


The finalists for Assistant Principal of the Year are:

• Katie McGregor, Jefferson Elementary

• Crystal Brown-Williams, Main Street Academy

• Paul Pressly, Speas Global Elementary

• Cheryl Bowling, Mineral Springs Elementary

• Chris Holbrook, Wiley Magnet Middle