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2019 Teachers of the Year

1/23/2019 -- The following Parkway educators have been selected by their peers as Teachers of the Year for their schools.

The teacher of the year selection committee will now select one elementary, middle school, high school and district teacher of the year. All teachers of the year will be honored at the March 13 board of education meeting and at Appreciation Evening on April 29.


Elementary & Early Childhood


Melanie Wood, 4th grade



Stacie Throneberry, 1st grade


Carman Trails

Sarah Rakers, physical education



Laura Rocklage, kindergarten



Melissa Mulcahy, 2nd grade


Early Childhood

Maria Lindsay, special educator


Green Trails

Nancy Winkler, counselor


Hanna Woods

Kerri Clements, special educator



Julie Herrmann, counselor


Highcroft Ridge

Stacy Wright, 4th grade


Mason Ridge

Danette Randolph, 5th grade



Lauren Reames, kindergarten


Oak Brook

Angelina Zenser, counselor



Anne Thomas, kindergarten


River Bend

Julie Donovan, 2nd grade



Kimberly Ragsdale, kindergarten


Shenandoah Valley

Justin Augustin, music


Sorrento Springs

Dr. Jenny Gray, library media specialist


Wren Hollow

Brittney Baum, instructional coach


Middle Schools

Central Middle

Tara Temple, math


Northeast Middle

Jason Crawford, PE/health


South Middle

Patty Powers, ELA


Southwest Middle

Stephanie Reinhart, science


West Middle

Tony Dwiggins, social studies   


High Schools

Central High

Rick Halteman, math


Fern Ridge

Lisa Stenger, special educator


North High

Carla Hertlein, business


South High

Melissa Gebhard, ELA


West High

Emanuel Young, business