EBR Schools Announces Finalists for Its Teachers of the Year Awards
- April 22, 2010
(Left to right: Amy Rivet (Middle School), Lacy Caime (in back, Elementary School), Sadie Payne-Woods (Elementary School), Earlisha Whitfield (Elementary School), Dana Lux (in back, High School), Sandra Evans (High School), Vanessa Bloss (Middle School)
Out of 78 individual schools’ Teachers of the Year, nine exemplary finalists for the district-wide titles were named at the Wednesday, April 21, recognition luncheon. Held at the Louisiana Country Club, the lunch honored all school winners and the district contenders.
The finalists are: Elementary School: Lacy B. Caime, Northeast Elementary; Earlisha Whitfield, Ryan Elementary; Sadie Payne-Woods, Bernard Terrace Elementary; Middle School: Vanessa Bloss, Woodlawn Middle; Deborah A. Facey, Westdale Middle; Amy Clark Rivet, Glasgow Middle; and High School: Sandra Hernandez Evans, Woodlawn High; Dana Todd Lux, Tara High; and Peter Oelschlaeger, Baton Rouge Magnet High.
Three district-wide 2011 Teachers of the Year winners – one from each grade level -- will be revealed at a reception in May thanks to a partnership with the Neighbors Federal Credit Union and Volunteers in Public Schools. That reception is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 4, at the Instructional Resource Center (next to Central Office) on South Foster. Those East Baton Rouge Parish School System winners next compete on the state level.
Principal Brister in Washington, D.C., to Accept McKinley Middle School’s Second Blue Ribbon Award
On Tuesday, November 13, 2012, Principal Herman Brister (pictured, left) and the school’s Teacher of the Year, Lynn Williamson (right), were in Washington, D.C., accepting McKinley Middle Academic Magnet School’s National Blue Ribbon Award from U.S. Department of Education’s Director of National Blue Ribbon Schools Program Aba Kumi (center). The event, which recognized some 314 schools from across the United States, was held at the Omni Hotel. Click herefor story.
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