Thirteen Essex and Middle River teachers are among 19 county teachers to be honored by the Chesapeake Gateway Chamber of Commerce at the chamber's awards and installation dinner Thursday at Martin's East.
The 19 Baltimore County Public Schools teachers were selected by the chamber's education committee based on nominations from chamber members. Honorees are selected based on service, leadership, extra-curricular involvement and respect from students and fellow teachers.
Superintendent S. Dallas Dance will be on hand to congratulate the educators.
Here are this year's honorees from the Essex-Middle River area:
- Kristy Curran, Chesapeake High School
- Jessica Nies, Deep Creek Elementary School
- Nakia Younger, Deep Creek Magnet Middle School
- Jilian Krause, Eastern Technical High School
- Crystal Collins, Essex Elementary School
- Christina Decker, Glenmar Elementary School
- Tammy Jackson, Kenwood High School
- Harri Mullenax, Mars Estates Elementary School
- Ashley Morin, Hawthorne Elementary School
- Matthew Clifford, Middle River Middle School
- Amanda Cochran, Orems Elementary School
- Brittany Driscoll, Sandalwood Elementary School
- Lisa Bennett, Stemmers Run Middle School
Other honorees from Baltimore County schools include:
- Kathleen Wiles, Carney Elementary School
- Lawrence Ramsey, Golden Ring Middle School
- Micki Buckingham, Joppa View Elementary School
- Alyssa Verdugo, McCormick Elementary School
- Kathryn Knight, Parkville Middle School
- Erin Renner, Perry Hall High School
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