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Meet Katie Henderson from District Five Schools of Spartanburg County’s Teacher of the Year

Katie is a math and science teacher from Wellford Academy Of Science And Technology (shout out to Wellford Academy PTO!) She has shown great dedication and determination, here's a small segment of Katie's story:   “I first knew I wanted to be a teacher around the age of 5 when my...

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Meet Shannon Marler, South Carolina Public Charter School District’s Teacher of the Year

 Shannon teaches music at Lowcountry Leadership Charter School! She has honored her family history by continuing down the path of being a kind and creative teacher. Here is a bit of Shannon's story:   “I was drawn to the teaching profession early in life by my grandfather and my...

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Meet Tim Johnson, Pickens County Teacher of the Year

Today's #teacherhero is Tim Johnson, Pickens County Teacher of the Year.  Tim teaches Agriculture and Business Education at Liberty Highschool.  Here's a bit of his story in his own words: “I began to realize at a young age that teaching was the calling in my life. This was evident in the...

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Meet Tiffany Smith, Florence County School District Three Teacher of the Year

Today's #teacherhero is Tiffany Smith, District Teacher of the Year in Florence Three.  Ms. Smith teaches 3rd grade Math and Science at Main Street Elementary School.  Here's a bit of her story in her own words: What I love most about my job is that every day is distinct. My students ensure...

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Meet Elisabeth Hardy, Aiken County District Teacher of the Year

Today's #teacherhero is Elisabeth Hardy from Aiken County.  Elisabeth teaches English at North Augusta High School.  Here's a bit of her story in her own words: "I remember when I interviewed for a summer program during my sophomore year of high school, I was asked what my future goals were....

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Meet Amber Bouknight, School District Lexington Three’s Teacher of the Year

 Amber knew she wanted to teach from a young age, here is some of her story.   “We've all heard the quote "Do what you love and never work a day in your life." This statement is so true for educators who were born to teach. I would tell anyone considering teaching that choosing...

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Meet Justin Bair Wingard, Anderson School District One’s Teacher of the Year

 Justin is a math teacher from Palmetto High School. Justin's commitment to knowledge is commendable and recognized, here is a bit of his story. “When I was a student, we had the opportunity to help in primary and elementary school classrooms as part of service learning. I worked...

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Meet Beverly Schroth, Lancaster County School District’s Teacher of the Year

  Beverly is a passionate chemistry teacher from Indian Land High School! Here is a bit of her story. "At age 12 I had heart surgery to correct an overactive ventricle in my heart, and I walked out of the hospital the next day. I didn't know then that I was going to be a teacher, but I...

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Meet Corday Borders, Charleston County School District Teacher of the Year

 Corday teaches 5th grade math, ELA, and reading at Belle Hall Elementary School, here is a bit of her story.   "Teaching is a gift that you have that you share with others. It requires more patience, strength, and love than you can ever imagine. But at the end of the day, you have...

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Meet Kia Valentine from Barnwell 45’s District Teacher of the Year

Kia is a fine arts teacher at Barnwell Primary School. She is an inspiration to students and teachers alike. Here is a little piece of Kia's story! "I adore seeing my students tell their individual stories through their artistic creations. Because of the diversity in ages, ethnicities, family...

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