Jacksonville Independent School District recently announced the 2018-19 Teachers of the Year. They were selected by a vote by their campus staff members.
Campus Teachers of the Year were recognized at the April school board meeting. Three Jacksonville ISD Employees of the Year were also recognized.
During the board meeting, the District Elementary and Secondary Teachers of the Year were named. They also will be submitted to the Region 7 education service center Teacher of the Year competition.
The Elementary Teacher of the Year for 2018-19 is Maria Galvan, from Joe Wright Elementary School. Tony Harris, a seventh-grade history teacher at Jacksonville Middle School was named Secondary Teacher of the Year.
Monetary gifts were presented to each of the employees of the year from the Jacksonville Education Foundation and Jacksonville ISD.
Campus Teachers of the Year
Jacksonville High School: Jenifer Lemke
Jacksonville Middle School: Tony Harris
Nichols Intermediate: Erica Barnes
East Side Elementary: Maggie Luna
West Side Elementary: Stephanie Ganske
Joe Wright Elementary: Maria Galvan
Fred Douglass Elementary: Jayme Tomlinson
Compass Center: Maxine Moore
JISD Employees of the Year
Paraprofessional Employee of the Year: Pam Brewer, West Side secretary
Auxiliary Employee of the Year: Troy Hamlett, Warehouse & Delivery
Non-Teaching Professional of the Year: Nicole Fontenot, Health Services coordinator