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Teachers of the Year named

Eleven Oconee County Schools teachers have been named school-level TOTY 2020 Teachers of the Year, following a process that began in August.

“We are indeed blessed in Oconee County to have world class teachers, and these 11 individuals do a tremendous job representing the sustained excellence in our system,” said Superintendent Jason L. Branch. “They make a significant impact in their classrooms, schools, and community every single day. Congratulations to all of our Teachers of the Year on their very well-deserved recognitions.”

The winners are listed below.

2020-21 Teachers of the Year
Oconee County Primary School - Jamie Evans
Colham Ferry Elementary School - Lea Pacut
Dove Creek Elementary School - Heather Bragg
High Shoals Elementary School - Jessica Tiller
Malcom Bridge Elementary School - Julie Payne
Oconee County Elementary School - Keri Halleck
Rocky Branch Elementary School - Stephanie Dickson
Malcom Bridge Middle School - Shannon Giddens                   
Oconee County Middle School - Daniela McLean
North Oconee High School - Jade Paustian
Oconee County High School - Sandy Palmer