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Teachers Booklet: Regional & District Teachers of the Year Booklet
Awards Program: Teacher of the Year Awards Program

2015 Keana C. Triplett Ashe County Schools Ashe County High School
9-12 English
(pdf, 1.2mb) (pdf, 1.3mb) Apr 7, 2015
2014 James Ford Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Garinger High School
Grade 9 World History
(pdf, 1.4mb) (pdf, 1.4mb) Apr 3, 2014
2013 Karyn Collie Dickerson Guilford County Schools Grimsley High School
Grade 10 and 11 IB English and English II
  (pdf, 3.4mb) May 2, 2013
2012 Darcy Grimes Watauga County Schools Bethel Elementary School
Grade 3 Teacher
(pdf, 2.9mb) (pdf, 2.4mb) May 3, 2012
2011 Tyronna Hooker Alamance-Burlilngton Schools Graham Middle School
Grades 6-8/EC Inclusion
(pdf, 2.7mb) (pdf, 7.3mb) Apr 6, 2011
2010 Jennifer J. Facciolini Sampson County Schools Midway High School
Grades 9-12/Social Studies
(pdf, 3.7mb) (pdf, 2.8mb) May 5, 2010
2009 Jessica Garner Union County Public Schools Porter Ridge High
High School/Spanish
(pdf, 926kb) (pdf, 1.6mb) May 5, 2009
2008 Cindi Rigsbee
National Teacher of the Year Finalist
Orange County Public Schools Gravelly Hill Middle
Grades 6-8/Reading
(pdf, 1.2mb) (pdf, 1.7mb) Apr 29, 2008
2007 James Bell Edenton-Chowan Public Schools Chowan Middle School
8th Grade/Language Arts
(pdf, 1.2mb)   May 1, 2007
2006 Diana Beasley Hickory City Schools Hickory City Schools
High School/Biology
    May 2, 2006
2005 Wendy Miller Craven County Schools James W. Smith Elementary School
Grades K-2
    May 3, 2005
2004 Lizbeth Alfaro Catawba County Schools Lyle Creek Elementary School
Grades K-6/ESL
    May 4, 2004
2003 Allison Ormond Rockingham County Schools Rockingham County Middle School
7th Grade/Language Arts & Social Studies
    Apr 29, 2003
2002 Melissa Bartlett
National Teacher of the Year Finalist
Iredell-Statesville Schools Statesville High School
High School/English
    Apr 30, 2002
2001 Carmen Wilson Ashe County Schools Ashe County High School
High School/Mathematics
    May 1, 2001
2000 Laura Bilbro-Berry Beaufort County Schools John C. Tayloe Elementary School
2nd Grade
    May 2, 2000
1999 Kimberly H. Hughes Wake County Schools Fox Road Elementary School
    May 4, 1999
1998 Rebecca O. Hoyle Onslow County Schools Jacksonville Commons Elementary School
Grades K-5/Music
    May 5, 1998
1997 Julian L. Coggins, Jr. Cabarrus County Schools Mount Pleasant High School
High School/Science
    Apr 29, 1997
1996 Richard Scott Griffin Gaston County Schools 5thGrade      
1995 Vernestine Kent Taylor Wilson County Schools High School/Mathematics      
1994 Sandra C. Wells Asheville City Schools 1st-4thGrades/Team Teacher      
1993 Sarah M. Pratt
National Hall of Fame Winner
McDowell County Schools High School/English & Social Studies      
1992 Dixie F. Abernathy Gaston County Schools Jr. High School/Science      
1991 Annie Pegram Durham City Schools 1stGrade      
1990 Louis Gotlieb Granville County Schools High School/Science      
1989 Sandra Davis Rogers Rowan County Schools 1st-3rd Grades      
1988 Merv Sessoms Haywood County Schools High School/English      
1987 Cynthia B. Zeger-Ostherhus Salisbury City Schools High School/Mathematics      
1986 Donna H. Oliver
National Teacher of the Year
Burlington City Schools High School/Science      
1985 Pamela F. Brewer Person County Schools High School/English & Journalism      
1984 Phillip R. Dail Wake County Schools High School/Science      
1983 Jean Paul Powell Clinton City Schools 12th Grade/English      
1982 James Jerome Williams Burke County Schools High School/Music      
1981 Penelope Sue Smith Asheboro City Schools High School/Humanities      
1980 Linda Lee Burlington City Schools High School/English      
1979 Jo Ann Paynes Norris Wake County Schools 1st Grade      
1978 Ruth P. Watkins Richmond County Schools High School/Social Studies      
1977 Ted Scott Henson Vance County Schools 5thGrade/Language Arts & Social Studies      
1976 Ruby Murchison
National Teacher of the Year
Fayetteville City Schools 7thGrade/Language Arts & Social Studies      
1975 Herman L. Forbes High Point City Schools 6thGrade      
1974 Frances A. Kiser Cleveland County Schools High School/English      
1973 Sarah E. Spivey
National Teacher of the Year Finalist
Raleigh City Schools 4th-5th Grades      
1972 James M. Jay Rogers
National Teacher of the Year
Durham City Schools High School/American History & Black Studies      
1971 Genella Allison Hickory City Schools High School/English & Journalism      
1970 John McFadden
National Teacher of the Year Finalist
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools 6th Grade      

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