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Employees of the Year

Jasper County School District honors 2018 Retirees & Employees of the Year
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 Jasper County School District honors 2018 Retirees & Employees of the Year


Jasper County SD held their awards ceremony to honor their employees of the year. The district recognized Retirees and their years, of service to the students of Jasper County.  Employees were selected by their peers to hold the title for the 2018-2019 school term.  Each school selected a Classified Employee of the Year, Rookie Teacher of the Year, and Teacher of the Year.  Honorees received awards from the central office and gifts of appreciation from their school family and district vendors.



1 - 14 Years

Eleanor Kent, Shaakira Saffir, Shirley Mears


15 - 24 Years

Lily Cooper, Sharon Murdock


25—34 Years

Tillmon Ancrum, Patricia Alston, Jannie Barnes, Jeremiah Faber, Jr., Lisa Johnson, Gail Mervin, Janie Pitts, Fredrick Wright, Frederica Johnson-King


36-45 Years

Susie Ingram, Janis Woods, Lonnie Dunham


A few of our retirees will return for the 2018-19 school term.


Employees of the Year:


Classified Employees of the Year

Ridgeland Elementary - Doris Burns

Hardeeville Elementary - Altonio Duncan    

Hardeeville-Ridgeland Middle - Jerdon Bowers                                               

Ridgeland-Hardeeville High - James Daniels                                    

Jasper County Alternative Program - Elijah White


Rookie Teachers of the Year

Ridgeland Elementary - Samuel Jiles, Jr.      

Hardeeville Elementary - Biijana Dalcheska 

Hardeeville-Ridgeland Middle - Christina Edwards             

Ridgeland-Hardeeville High - StacyAnn Gayle-Gardner                                         

Jasper County Alternative Program - Michael Easton


Teachers of the Year

Ridgeland Elementary - Lasonnya Chisolm-Priester

Hardeeville Elementary - Rachel Salley        

Hardeeville-Ridgeland Middle - Mary Walker                                  

Ridgeland-Hardeeville High - Lucille Kannick

Jasper County Alternative Program - Doreen Ford


The District Teacher of the Year will be announced at the Board of Education meeting scheduled for September 10, 2018.