Rock Hill schools name teachers of the year

rsouthmayd@heraldonline.comMay 1, 2014 

The Rock Hill School District announced teachers of the year at each of its schools on Thursday, honoring educators across the district for their daily work with students.

One of the teachers of the year will be named District Teacher of the Year in August. He or she will compete for South Carolina Teacher of the Year.

The current District Teacher of the Year, Rhonda Hudak, is a seventh-grade language arts teacher at Rawlinson Road Middle School. She was among the top five finalists for the state title.

Teachers of the Year

Teacher Name

School or Program


Brian SmithApplied Technology CenterHealth Sci.Technology
Melanie JaehnenBelleview ElementaryGrade 1
James TarltonCastle Heights MiddleArt
Martha SmithCentral Child Development Center4K
Jennifer PittmanChildren's School (The)Special Education
Jeri McGuffinDutchman Creek MiddleMusic
Kandy HamiltonEbenezer Avenue ElementaryGrade 2
Jennifer WilsonEbinport ElementaryGrade 5
Susan WomackExceptional Student EducationPsychologist
Lynn ShearinFinley Road ElementarySpecial Education
Jennifer BaughmanFlexible Learning CenterMath
Natalee ShumateIndependence ElementaryKindergarten
Tonya JanickeIndia Hook ElementaryGrade 4
Cathy PooleLesslie ElementaryMedia Specialist
Jamie A. GrubaughMount Gallant ElementaryKindergarten
Suzanne WilliamsMount Holly ElementaryGrade 1
Laura AdkinsNorthside Elem. School of the ArtsPhysical Education
Crystie WaltersNorthwestern HighMath
Jamie SmithOakdale ElementaryArt
Lindsey DerrOld Pointe ElementaryGrade 2
Jeannie DurhamRawlinson Road MiddleGrade 8 Science
Amy GilesRichmond Drive ElementaryGrade 5
Glen GumphreyRock Hill HighScience
Wendy DouglasRosewood ElementaryGrade 5
Julie MillarSaluda Trail MiddleGrade 6 Science
McKenzie CampbellSouth Pointe HighEnglish
Kay McKinneySullivan MiddleGrade 8 English/LA
Erin LeCroySunset Pk. Ctr. for Accel. StudiesGrade 3
Kasie BaileyYork Road ElementaryGrade 3

Rachel Southmayd •  803-329-4072

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