Teachers of the year from all schools were recognized at a banquet Monday night at the Young Life Camp.
In the end, Jacqueline Tipton, an interesting art teacher at Hill City Elementary originally from Los Angeles, was named the Pickens County Teacher of the Year. See more about her and comments from the banquet in our print edition and e-edition now on sale.
Above, front row, are the teachers of the year from each of the schools: Jenni Shoffer, Jasper Elementary; Jacqueline Tipton, Hill City; Leah VanDoran Jasper Middle; Amanda Neighbors, Tate; Jennifer Blankenship, Harmony; Angela Quarles, Pickens High; and Marla Callahan Pickens Middle.
Back row are principals from each of the schools: Nonnie Weeks, Carlton Wilson, Neil Howell, Deb Longshore, Sherry Martin, Eddie McDonald and Chris LeMieux.