Congratulations to the 2018 Teachers of the Year!

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 2:52pm

Congratulations to the Napleton's Auto Park of Urbana, Champaign Urbana Schools Foundation 2018 Teachers of the Year!

Last Thursday evening, three of our teachers were recognized for their dedication to teaching and awarded the 2018 Teacher of the Year Award.

Maggie Beckett, Carrie Busey
Kelley Tonkovich, Jefferson 
Stephen Stanger, Central

Students/families were asked to submit an essay, poem or thank you letter describing how a teacher influenced their life or the life of their child.

Each winner will receive $1,000 to use in their classroom.

See a list of all of our nominees below. Thank you all for your dedication to your students and to the District.

Barkstall:
John Anderson
Jennifer Haile
Kim Zahrn

Bottenfield:
Elizabeth Boothe
Dana Gawel
Steve Keepes
Jennifer Leach
Mike Park
Katelyn Shamhart

Booker T. Washington:
Camielle Chatman
Kevin Frederick
Natalie Lessarius

Carrie Busey:
Maggie Beckett (Teacher of the Year)
Laura Bruce
Gay Cabutti
Amanda Crow
Terese Fairfield
Asia Fuller-Hamilton
Laura Retallick

Dr. Howard:
Katjia Eisele
Gwenetta Posey

International Prep Academy:
Amber Behrends
Jessica Beringer
Abigail Heras
Faye Zeman

Kenwood:
Matthew Niles

Robeson:
Randall Bost
Laura Coffman
Jessica Hoskins
Lauren Herbert
Myra Highsmith
Dan Kaeding

Stratton:
Jamila Appleby
Natalie Gittings
Casey Kashnig
Brandon Rutherford

South Side:
Courtney Eimer
Brenda Geisler
Amy Jenkins
Alexis McCann

Westview:
Susan Anderson
Jessica Chiu

Jefferson Middle School:
Christine Adrian
Joshua Denney-Carlisle
Cody Gayhart
Lindsey Hasler
Ashleigh Orton
Joanne Schnelle
Kelley Tonkovich (Teacher of the Year) 
Elizabeth Wheatman
Samuel Yoo

Franklin:
Morgan Trajkovich

Centennial:
Kara Downs
Jill Mclean
Marian Wyatt

Central:
Stephen Stanger (Teacher of the Year)

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