For the past 20 years, Brandi Violette has dedicated her career to teaching special education students at Olmsted Elementary School (Logan County).
Teaching wasn’t Doug Henry's first career choice, but after entering the profession, he says it's been rewarding to help so many students find their passions.
“Be the person you needed when you were little.” That’s what being an educator is all about for Amber Dwyer.
Brittany Ritter has always known that she wanted to be a teacher. Her love for teaching was fostered from an early age by watching her father teach high school choir in Jefferson County.
Sally Zaring is an active member of the Shelby County area and has been making strides to improve the wellbeing of her community for more than two decades.
Katie Hale has three goals when it comes to teaching: promote grit and compassion for others, provide an engaging, rigorous learning experience and prepare students for the modern world.
Deanna Landrum has spent the past 11 years of her life dedicated to her students. In her current role as a library media specialist and Google support specialist at the Southgate Independent School District, she is demonstrating a passion for literacy and innovation.
Justin Moreschi is a 16-year veteran educator currently teaching 4th- and 5th-grade science at Klondike Lane Elementary (Jefferson County).
Donnie Wilkerson, a 5th-grade social studies teacher at Jamestown Elementary School (Russell County), loves to make learning history immersive and fun for his students.
David McCoy, the lead welding teacher at Pleasure Ridge Park High School (Jefferson County), has taken the program from its beginning in an old locker room to a bustling program with 141 students in just six years.