The Watauga County Board of Education recognized a number of folks in the Watauga County Schools family: DEKA students, which will compete at the upcoming DECA’s International Career Development Conference; Trevor Owens, program coordinator for the Parkway Extended Learning Center; and the 2015-16 Teachers of the Year.
Back Row: Will Spinetto, Paul Hagaman, Gab Neufeld, Joel Brown, Alli Brown. Front: Chaz VanHoose, Hannah Townsend. They placed 1st – 5th at DECA’s State Career Development Conference and will go on to compete at DECA’s International Career Development Conference next week. Joel Brown is the Blue Ridge Region Vice President for the NC DECA.
Superintendent Dr. Scott Elliott presented Trevor Owens, program coordinator for the Parkway Extended Learning Center (afterschool) program, with the WCS Servant’s Heart award for April. The award is presented each month to an employee whose work exemplifies the best in service to students, families, and colleagues. Owens has been with WCS for nine years and works as a tutor at Parkway in addition to his role as program coordinator.
The WCS Teachers of the Year for 2015-16 were formally recognized by the Board of Education at Monday’s meeting. From left to right: Allison Sparks, Natalie Willis, Laura Huber, Liz Tincher, Amy Thomas, Dorothy Combs, Brianne Thurman, Amy Lunceford, and Linda Hollar