MEEF announces Teacher of the Year 2013 nominees | News
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM)- You could call them the "rock stars" of Muscogee County public education - the 59 nominees for "Teacher of the Year" were announced Wednesday night by the Muscogee Educational Excellence Foundation by WTVM's General Manager Lee Brantley.
Nominees are determined by each of the district's schools and will be honored throughout the year.
The winner will be announced at a gala at the Columbus Convention and Trade Center on May 2.
MEEF is a non-profit organization that focuses on helping individual teachers who are exceptionally effective in their profession.
The Foundation has awarded more than $1.2 million to innovative teachers through financial incentives in the TOTY program, the MEEF Grant program and the MEEF Endowment Fund.
This year's list of Teacher of the Year nominees:
Academic Success Center
Arnold Magnet Academy
Blackmon Road Middle
Britt David Magnet Academy
Cusseta Road Elementary
J.D. Davis Elementary
Dimon Elementary Magnet Academy
Double Churches Elementary
Double Churches Middle
Downtown Elementary Magnet Academy
Eagle Ridge Academy
Early College Academy of Columbus
East Columbus Magnet Academy
Forrest Road Elementary
Fort Magnet Academy
Hannan Elementary Magnet Academy
Lonnie Jackson Academy
Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary
Sall Muscogee Elementary
North Columbus Elementary
Reese Road Leadership Academy
Rigdon Road Elementary
River Road Elementary
Rose Hill Center/Daniel
South Columbus Elementary
St. Elmo Center for the Gifted
St. Marys Elementary Magnet Academy
Veterans Memorial Middle
Wesley Heights Elementary
Wynnton Arts Academy
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