New Hanover County honors Educators of the Year

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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Dozens of New Hanover County educators are honored for their outstanding ways inside and outside of the classroom.

The New Hanover County Board of Education and the Wells Fargo Foundation  honored 44 Teachers of the Year and principals at the Educator of the Year Banquet.  It was held at Ashley High School, June 7th.

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The following were named New Hanover County Schools’ Educators of the Year:

Elementary School – Victoria Minshew, College Park Elementary School

Victoria Minshew, College Park Elementary School

Middle School – Amber Adams, Trask Middle School

Amber Adams, Trask Middle School


High School – Angela Hewett, Eugene Ashley High School

Angela Hewett, Eugene Ashley High School

Principal Dr. Lauren Kefalonitis, Bradley Creek Elementary School, was named the 2017-2018 Principal of the Year.

Dr. Lauren Kefalonitis, Bradley Creek Elementary School

The 2017-2018 New Hanover County Schools Educator  of the Year is Angela Hewett.

Each winner was cited for their outstanding contributions to education and presented with awards from the NHC Board of Education.  As the NHCS Teacher of the Year, Ms. Hewett received the keys to a new Toyota Prius II to use for one year, compliments of Hendrick Toyota of Wilmington.  In addition, The Wells Fargo Foundation, Inc. contributed $1,000 to each Elementary, Middle, and High School Teacher of the Year, and the Principal of the Year.  Ms. Hewett and Dr. Kefalonitis will go on to represent NHCS at the regional level and possibly advance to the state level.

During the banquet, the Board recognized all of the schools’ 2017-2018 Teachers of the Year:

2017-2018 Teachers of the Year:

Brittany Jacobs, Edwin A. Alderman Elementary School

Catherine Morrow, Edwin A. Anderson Elementary School

Angela Hewett, Eugene Ashley High School

Tammy Giever, Heyward C. Bellamy Elementary School

Amy Williams, John J. Blair Elementary School

Suzanne McIntosh, Bradley Creek Elementary School

James Figliolia, Career Readiness Academy at Mosley PLC

Carrie Boos, Carolina Beach Elementary

David Glenn, Castle Hayne Elementary School

Ashley Schauer, Dr. John Codington Elementary School

Victoria Minshew, College Park Elementary School

Meredith Stinnett, College Road Early Childhood Center

Rebecca DePreta, Eaton Elementary School

Ashley Hodges, Forest Hills Global Elementary School

Kimberly Summersill, Rachel Freeman School of Engineering

Jared Marks, The International School at Gregory

Billy Mason, John T. Hoggard High School

Terry Johns, Holly Shelter Middle School

Theresa McCullough, Holly Tree Elementary School

Tiffany Williams, Mary W. Howe Early Childhood Center

Rebecca Griffith, Isaac Bear Early College High School

Rebecca Batchelor, Johnson Pre-K Center

Stephanie Sharon, Lake Forest Academy

Meredith Kopec, Emsley A. Laney High School

Byron Hager, Charles P. Murray Middle School

Stephanie Mueller, Murrayville Elementary School

Mary Morgan, Myrtle Grove Middle School

Kimberly Eadie, New Hanover High School

Amy Yarborough, M. C. S. Noble Middle School

Lindsay Hall, Ogden Elementary School

Candace Hart, Walter L. Parsley Elementary School

Kacie Klaren, Pine Valley Elementary School

Michelle Tucker, J. C. Roe Center Susan

Christine Wesner, Roland-Grise Middle School

Amanda Kausak, Snipes Academy of Arts & Design

Mark Zimmerman, Sunset Park Elementary School

Amber Adams, Emma B. Trask Middle School

Matilda Scott, D. C. Virgo Preparatory Academy

Jennifer Edwards, Mary C. Williams Elementary School

Elizabeth Whittington, Williston Middle School

Emily Myers, Wilmington Early College High School

Mary Beth Moore, Winter Park Elementary School

Mark Clapton, Wrightsboro Elementary School

Michael Whittle, Wrightsville Beach Elementary School

 Principal of the Year Nominees:

Cyndy Bliss, Castle Hayne Elementary School

Dr. Lauren Kefalonitis, Bradley Creek Elementary School

Amy Oots, Mary C. Williams Elementary School