Jake Williams- White County System Teacher of the Year- Photo: William Sperin

(Cleveland)- The White County Board of Education recognized each of the county’s school Teachers of the Year, Bus drivers of the year, and employees of the years last night during their meeting. 

Jack P Nix Elementary Music Teacher Jake Williams was awarded the system teacher of the year after each of the different school’s teachers of the year was recognized.  Ann Satterfield, a White County High School bus driver was presented with the system bus driver of the year. And Deborah Jarrard, who works at Mossy Creek Elementary School, was awarded the system employee of the year. 

White County School System  2020-21 Bus Drivers of the year:

Jack P. Nix Elementary- Madie Harris

Mossy Creek Elementary -Car Clayton

Mt. Yonah Elementary- Avery Clark

Tesnatee Gap Elementary- Lorrie Sayer

White County Middle School- Avery Hutto

White County High School- Ann Satterfield

White County Special Ed- Don Long

 

White County School System  2020-21 Employees of the Year

Jack P. Nix Elementary- June Corn

Mossy Creek Elementary- Deborah Jarrard

Mt. Yonah Elementary- Theresa Henderson

Tesnatee Gap Elementary- Amy Anderson

White County Middle School- Robbie Walden

White County High School- Kim Harris 

 

White County School System 2020-21 Teachers of the Year

Jack P. Nix Elementary- Jacob “Jake” Williams

Mossy Creek Elementary -Susan Sargent

Mt. Yonah Elementary -Kaitlin Sosebee

Tesnatee Gap Elementary- Rachel Fowler

White County Middle School-Wayne Wilkes

White County High School- Mandy Nash

 

Superintendent Dr. Laurie Burkett receives recognition from BOE Chair Missy Jarrard – Photo William Sperin

White County Superintendent of Schools Dr. Laurie Burkett was recognized during the meeting for her outstanding leadership of the school system during this past year while dealing with the Coronavirus pandemic. 

Following the regular meeting and  executive session, the board approved the following personnel positions:

    • Retirement: 

      • Carla Cain – WCMS Registrar eff 09.01.2021

      • Kristi Gerrells – WCMS Principal eff 06.20.2021

    • Transfers:

      • Lloyd Collins – from WCMS AP/AD to WCHS AP/AD eff 07/01/2021 (replacing Craig Turner – internal transfer)

      • Gary Nunnally – MYES Para eff 08/02/2021 (replacing Shelby Thompson)

      • Laura Corley – Human Resources Manager to Director of Human Resources

    • Appointment:

      • Santana Dockery  – WCMS Teacher eff 08/02/2021 (replacing Summer O’Kelly due to internal transfer)

      • Heather Nix – WCMS Registrar eff 05/03/2021 (replacing Carla Cain)

      • Kelsey Hall – WCMS Teacher eff 08/02/2021 (replacing Valerie Mateen)

      • Kelsy Kelley – TGES Teacher eff 08/02/2021 (replacing Melissa Shirley)

      • Sadie Murner- WCMS Teacher eff 08/02/2021 (replacing Samantha White)

      • Adam Thomas – WCHS Teacher eff 08/02/2021 (SpEd Teacher position moving to the HS from 

      • Kenna Dennis – MYES Para eff 08/02/2021 (replacing Amber Barrett)

      • Stephanie Johannsen – Sub School Nutrition Assistant –  eff immediately pending successful background check and completion of all required training and documentation

      • Rickey Henderson – Sub Bus Monitor – eff immediately pending successful background check and completion of all required training and documentation

      • Randall Ghrist – Sub Bus Driver- eff immediately pending successful background check and completion of all required training and documentation

      • Jackson Dippel – Sub Bus Driver – eff immediately pending successful background check and completion of all required training and documentation

      • William Gardner- Sub Bus Driver – eff immediately pending successful background check and completion of all required training and documentation

      • James Thomas – WCHS Social Studies – eff 08.25.2021 replacing Wyatt Burgess

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