Congratulations to our 2017 Teacher of the Year Finalists!
Elementary School Teacher of the Year- Maggie Tompkins, Shiloh Point ES
Middle School Teacher of the Year- Maleah Stewart, North Forsyth MS
High School Teacher of the Year- Michele Dugan, Forsyth Central HS
Earlier today, Superintendent Jeff Bearden and James McCoy from the Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce surprised the top three finalists for Forsyth County Teacher of the Year by visiting their schools and announcing this honor to their class! They were also joined by Joseph Otwell of Andean Chevrolet who announced that the Forsyth County Teacher of the Year will receive a car lease from their dealership. The Forsyth County Teacher of the Year will be announced at the Celebration of Excellence luncheon on March 10th.
Below is more information about our three finalists:
Maggie Tompkins is the 2017 FCS Elementary School Teacher of the Year. Maggie received her bachelor's degree from Piedmont College and master's degree from Walden University. She began teaching in 2005 and has taught K-5 technology integration, second grade, and kindergarten. Maggie joined FCS in 2007 at Shiloh Point ES, where she currently teaches kindergarten.
Maleah Stewart is the 2017 FCS Middle School Teacher of the Year. She received her bachelor's degree from Oglethorpe University and master's degree from Georgia State. Maleah began her teaching career in Fulton County Schools in 2000 then joined FCS in 2006. She came to North Forsyth MS as a speech pathologist in 2014.
Michele Dugan is the 2017 FCS High School Teacher of the Year. Michele received her bachelor's degree from Georgia State University, master's degree from North Georgia College and State University, and specialist's degree from Valdosta State University. She began teaching English (9-12) in FCS in 2009 and joined the Forsyth Central HS family in 2011.
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