Burroughs Wellcome Fund Teachers of the Year

Teachers Booklet: Regional & District Teachers of the Year Booklet
Awards Program: Teacher of the Year Awards Program

Year

Name

LEA

School

Teachers Booklet

Awards Program

Press Release

2019

Mariah Morris

Moore County Schools

West Pine Elementary; 2nd Grade

Teachers Booklet

Teachers Program

4/12/2019

2018

Bryan (Freebird) McKinney

Alamance-Burlington Schools

Walter M. Williams High; 9th-12th Grade History/Philosophy

Teachers Booklet

Teachers Program

4/12/2018

2017

Lisa Godwin

Onslow County Schools

Dixon Elementary School; Kindergarten

Teachers Booklet

Teachers Program

4/6/2017

2016

Bobbie J. Cavnar

Gaston County Schools

South Point High School; 9-12 English and Journalism

Teachers Booklet

Teachers Program

2015

Keana C. Triplett

Ashe County Schools

Ashe County High School; 9-12 English

Teachers Booklet

Teachers Program

2014

James Ford

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

Garinger High School; Grade 9 World History

Teachers Booklet

Teachers Program

2013

Karyn Collie Dickerson

Guilford County Schools

Grimsley High School; Grade 10 and 11 IB English and English II

Teachers Program

2012

Darcy Grimes

Watauga County Schools

Bethel Elementary School; Grade 3 Teacher

Teachers Booklet

Teachers Program

2011

Tyronna Hooker

Alamance-Burlilngton Schools

Graham Middle School; Grades 6-8/EC Inclusion

Teachers Booklet

Teachers Program

2010

Jennifer J. Facciolini

Sampson County Schools

Midway High School; Grades 9-12/Social Studies

Teachers Booklet

Teachers Program

2009

Jessica Garner

Union County Public Schools

Porter Ridge High; High School/Spanish

Teachers Booklet

Teachers Program

2008

Cindi Rigsbee  
National Teacher of the Year Finalist

Orange County Public Schools

Gravelly Hill Middle; Grades 6-8/Reading

Teachers Booklet

Teachers Program

2007

James Bell

Edenton-Chowan Public Schools

Chowan Middle School; 8th Grade/Language Arts

Teachers Booklet

2006

Diana Beasley

Hickory City Schools

Hickory City Schools; High School/Biology

2005

Wendy Miller

Craven County Schools

James W. Smith Elementary School; Grades K-2

2004

Lizbeth Alfaro

Catawba County Schools

Lyle Creek Elementary School; Grades K-6/ESL

2003

Allison Ormond

Rockingham County Schools

Rockingham County Middle School; 7th Grade/Language Arts & Social Studies

2002

Melissa Bartlett 
National Teacher of the Year Finalist

Iredell-Statesville Schools

Statesville High School; High School/English

2001

Carmen Wilson

Ashe County Schools

Ashe County High School; High School/Mathematics

2000

Laura Bilbro-Berry

Beaufort County Schools

John C. Tayloe Elementary School; 2nd Grade

1999

Kimberly H. Hughes

Wake County Schools

Fox Road Elementary School; Kindergarten

1998

Rebecca O. Hoyle

Onslow County Schools

Jacksonville Commons Elementary School; Grades K-5/Music

1997

Julian L. Coggins, Jr.

Cabarrus County Schools

Mount Pleasant High School; High School/Science

1996

Richard Scott Griffin

Gaston County Schools

5thGrade

1995

Vernestine Kent Taylor

Wilson County Schools

High School/Mathematics

1994

Sandra C. Wells

Asheville City Schools

1st-4thGrades/Team Teacher

1993

Sarah M. Pratt  
National Teacher of the Year Finalist

McDowell County Schools

High School/English & Social Studies

1992

Dixie F. Abernathy

Gaston County Schools

Jr. High School/Science

1991

Annie Pegram

Durham City Schools

1stGrade

1990

Louis Gotlieb

Granville County Schools

High School/Science

1989

Sandra Davis Rogers

Rowan County Schools

1st-3rd Grades

1988

Merv Sessoms

Haywood County Schools

High School/English

1987

Cynthia B. Zeger-Ostherhus

Salisbury City Schools

High School/Mathematics

1986

Donna H. Oliver  
National Teacher of the Year Finalist

Burlington City Schools

High School/Science

1985

Pamela F. Brewer

Person County Schools

High School/English & Journalism

1984

Phillip R. Dail

Wake County Schools

High School/Science

1983

Jean Paul Powell

Clinton City Schools

12th Grade/English

1982

James Jerome Williams

Burke County Schools

High School/Music

1981

Penelope Sue Smith

Asheboro City Schools

High School/Humanities

1980

Linda Lee

Burlington City Schools

High School/English

1979

Jo Ann Payne Norris

Wake County Schools

1st Grade

1978

Ruth P. Watkins

Richmond County Schools

High School/Social Studies

1977

Ted Scott Henson

Vance County Schools

5thGrade/Language Arts & Social Studies

1976

Ruby Murchison  
National Teacher of the Year Finalist

Fayetteville City Schools

7thGrade/Language Arts & Social Studies

1975

Herman L. Forbes

High Point City Schools

6thGrade

1974

Frances A. Kiser

Cleveland County Schools

High School/English

1973

Sarah E. Spivey  
National Teacher of the Year Finalist

Raleigh City Schools

4th-5th Grades

1972

James M. Jay Rogers  
National Teacher of the Year Finalist

Durham City Schools

High School/American History & Black Studies

1971

Genella Allison

Hickory City Schools

High School/English & Journalism

1970

John McFadden  
National Teacher of the Year Finalist

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

6th Grade