W-JCC Schools names 2019 Teachers of the Year

Staff writer

At the opening of the March 19 meeting of the Williamsburg-James City County School Board, officials named and honored each of the teachers who were named a 2019 Teacher of the Year.

One teacher from each school, as well as one teacher from the Bright Beginnings program, were named 2019 Teacher of the Year by their respective schools.

The Bright Beginnings program named pre-K teacher Patty Harris.

Clara Byrd Baker Elementary School named special education teacher Diane Howell.

D.J. Montague Elementary School named special education teacher Abby Reynolds.

J. Blaine Blayton Elementary School named third-grade teacher Rose Marsh.

James River Elementary School named computer resource teacher Janet Delfico.

Laurel Lane Elementary School named art teacher Erin Elmore.

Matoaka Elementary School named second-grade teacher Roxana Jankovic.

Matthew Whaley Elementary School named first-grade teacher Meredith Watkins.

Norge Elementary School named computer resource teacher Cindy Cattell.

Stonehouse Elementary School named fourth-grade history teacher Julie Lipscomb.

Berkeley Middle School named sixth-grade math teacher Mary Glisan.

James Blair Middle School named eighth-grade teacher Casey Ford-Starry.

Lois S. Hornsby Middle School named eighth-grade English teacher Andrea Lane.

Toano Middle School named eighth-grade Civics/Economics teacher Jennifer Brungot.

Jamestown High School named visual arts teacher Mellisa Furr.

Lafayette High School named American Sign Language teacher Jennifer Swinson.

Warhill High School named theatre teacher and director Christina Marshburn.

One teacher will be selected from the Elementary, Middle, and High School levels as finalists by mid-April, before the W-JCC divisional Teacher of the Year is named at a ceremony at William and Mary on April 24.

Sean CW Korsgaard can be reached at 757-968-1529, by email sean.korsgaard@vagazette.com, and on Twitter @SCWKorsgaard.

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