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LCTA honors Teachers and Paraprofessionals of the Year

May 07, 2021 | Community Relations

The Lamar Classroom Teachers’ Association (LCTA) honored their colleagues Thursday, May 6 with a modified version of their annual Teacher of the Year Celebration streamed on YouTube. 

In addition to honoring an Elementary and Secondary Teacher of the Year, the group honors Elementary and Secondary Paraprofessionals of the Year.

Bowie Elementary School’s Kelly Shepard is the 2021 Elementary Teacher of the Year and Terry High School's Jennifer Harper is the 2021 Secondary Teacher of the Year.

Carter Elementary School’s Makeesha O'Brien is the 2021 Elementary Paraprofessional of the Year and George Junior High School's Chari Jackson-Scott is the Secondary Paraprofessional of the Year.

 
Elementary Paraprofessionals of the Year
ALC: Amanda Kazsuk, Arredondo: Brenda Valdez, Austin: Rebecca Smith, Beasley: Susanna Rosales, Bentley: Charlisa Darthard, Bowie: Mariana Ramirez, Campbell: Mildred Jones, Carter: Makeesha O’Brien, Culver: Nancy Cantu, Dickinson: Ben Turk, Frost: Vicky Rigsby, Hubenak: Stacy Jacob, Huggins: Diane Gilbert, Hutchison: Lori Jones, Jackson: Taylor Rooks, Long: Andrea Stein, Lindsey: Catherine Noriega, McNeill: Kelly Dennis, Meyer: Gracey Ortega, Pink: Maria Pinilla, Seguin: Rebeca Schafer, Smith: Bertha Santos, Taylor Ray: Miriam Garcia, Thomas: Eva Velasquez, Travis: Jerrold Rainer, Velasquez: Chelsea Sloan and Williams: Stephanie Sistrun.

Elementary Teachers of the Year
Adolphus: Stephanie Rhodes, Arredondo: Candice Pyles, Austin: Pam Clayton, Beasley: Mirtha Malone, Bentley: Jennifer Linebaugh, Bowie: Kelly Shepard, Campbell: Angie Pham, Carter: Emily Garcia, Culver: Julie Jackson, Dickinson: Amy Cedillo, Frost: Keshia Hammond, Hubenak: Tracy Nguyen, Huggins: Ida Jurkowski, Hutchison: Phuong Nguyen, Jackson: Tiffany Bradshaw, Long: Katy Jones, Lindsey: Holly Gesink, McNeill: Maria Rochez-Calderon, Meyer: Kelley Brown, Pink: Carmen Chavero, Seguin: Lourdes Powell, Smith: Bianca Alcorta, Tamarron: Mallory Guel, Taylor Ray: Suzanne Crippen, Thomas: Ashley Quintana, Travis: Amy Morales, Velasquez: Ashley Edwards and Williams: Brittany Williams.

Secondary Paraprofessionals of the Year
ALC: Natasha Ware, Foster: Ajuanda LaMothe, Fulshear: Emily Camden, George Ranch: Donna Hancock, Lamar Consolidated: Yosa Hernandez, Terry: Cynthia Garcia, Briscoe: Amiee Tapley, George Jr: Chari Jackson-Scott, Lamar Jr: Lynn Kahlenberg, Leaman: Bernadine Crawford, Reading: Bonnibelle Mendez, Navarro: Adelia Pavliska, Roberts: Angie Aguilar, Ryon: Lidi Camacho, Wertheimer: Monique Mitchell and Wessendorff: Rebecca Widaski.

Secondary Teachers of the Year
ALC: Kim Whichard, Foster: Matthew Techmanski, Fulshear: Erica Sury, George Ranch: Claudia Torres, Lamar Consolidated: Kevin Parker, Terry: Jennifer Harper, Briscoe: Steven Swallers, George Jr: Jeannine Hillis, Lamar Jr: Judith Leber, Leaman: Lekenwic Haynes, Reading: Kristie Murray, Navarro: Javonne Grant, Roberts: Steffenie Horelica, Ryon: Deidre Kelly, Wertheimer: Michele Broom and Wessendorff: Karen Flores.