Johnson City Schools names District-Level Teachers of the Year
Johnson City Schools is happy to announce the District-Level Teachers of the Year, who will move on and represent Johnson City Schools in the next phase of the 2024-2025 Tennessee Teacher of the Year competition. The teachers selected include Lake Ridge 4th-grade teacher Karen Anderson (Grades K-4), Liberty Bell’s Jennifer Galloway (5-8) and Science Hill’s Christina Miller (9-12).
"Our district is proud to announce these outstanding educators as our District-Level Teachers of the Year,” Johnson City Schools Superintendent Dr. Steve Barnett said. “These exceptional teachers embody the spirit of excellence, dedication, and passion that help define our district as an outstanding educational community. Their impact goes beyond the classroom, as they help shape the future of our students and inspire us all. Congratulations to these outstanding teachers on this well-deserved recognition."
These teachers were selected from grade level pools across the district. Those teachers included Building-Level Teachers of the Year: Cheryl Hoye (Cherokee), Daniela De Sousa Arocha (Fairmont), Rebecca Saunders (Mountain View), Megan Scott (North Side), Dedra Lamb (South Side), Allison Berry (Towne Acres), and Carolyn Rose (Woodland). At the middle school level, Building-Level Teachers of the Year included Brandie Sanchez (Indian Trail), Lisa Raper (Indian Trail), Carleton Lyon (Indian Trail), Cheri Swartz (Liberty Bell), Kelli Pratt (Liberty Bell). Science Hill High School was represented by Ann Graves, Ryan Goines, Rick Marshall, Brent Sluder and Celia Street.