WCPS Announces Teachers of the Year

Sunday, June 8, 2014


Goldsboro, N.C. –With the school year coming to a close, Wayne County Public Schools is excited to announce the 2014-2015 Teachers of the Year who will represent their schools in the coming school year. The 31 teachers selected will now prepare to compete for the district-wide honor of WCPS Teacher of the Year.

“These teachers demonstrate the highest qualities, standards and commitment to the education of our students,” states Dr. Steven Taylor, WCPS Superintendent. “We congratulate all of the school-level Teachers of the Year and wish them the very best in the next round of the competition.”

The 2014-2015 Teachers of the Year for each school are: 



Teacher of the Year

Teaching Assignment


Brogden Middle

Jorge Ospino

Grades 5-8 ESL


Brogden Primary

Amanda Skelton



Carver Elementary

David Powell

Grade 4 Science/Social Studies


Carver Heights Elementary

Felicia Best

Grade 2


Charles B. Aycock High

Mary Rose Yoo

Grades 9-12 Physics Honors/Physical Science


Dillard Middle

Revelene Hutchins

Grade 6 Social Studies


Eastern Wayne Elementary

Stacy Herring

Grade 5 Math/Science


Eastern Wayne High

Carolyn Wegman

Home Economics


Eastern Wayne Middle

Jennifer Fricks

Grades 6 & 8 EC Inclusion/Resource


Edgewood Community Developmental School

Belinda Jones

Grades 1 & 2 EC Self-Contained


Fremont STARS Elementary

Emily Martin

Grades K-5 ESL


Goldsboro High

Mahipal Deswal

Grades 9-12 Math


Grantham School

Jamie Cox

Grades K-4 Music & 7-8 Chorus


Greenwood Middle

Anita Martin

Grade 5 Language Arts/ Social Studies


Meadow Lane Elementary

Amy Crawford

Grade 1


Mount Olive Middle

Matthew Soper

Grade 5 Math


North Drive Elementary

Tonya Langston

Grades 3 & 4 EC


Northeast Elementary

Courtney Danielle Rothwell

Grade 4


Northwest Elementary

Donna Lewis

Grade 4


Norwayne Middle

Ashley Horne

Grade 8 Math


Rosewood Elementary

Merle Elam

Grades K-5 Art


Rosewood High

Allison Jennings

Grades 9-12 Agriculture Education


Rosewood Middle

Melissa Riser

Grades 6-12 Music/Band


School Street Elementary

Veronica Lopez



Southern Wayne High

Holly Jo King

Grades 9-12 English


Spring Creek Elementary

Melisha Carson



Spring Creek High

Melissa Lewis

Grades 9-12 Allied Health


Tommy’s Road Elementary

Kimberly Langston



Wayne Early/Middle College High

Maurice Nicholson

Grades 10 & 12 English Honors


Wayne Academy

Trae McKee

Grades 6-12 Physical Education


Wayne School of Engineering

Allyson Daly

Grades 7 & 10 English


For the next round of the district’s Teacher of the Year competition, the 31 candidates will complete portfolios that will be submitted to the WCPS Teacher of the Year selection committee. The committee will then review portfolios and conduct interviews of all the candidates in August. Following the interviews, the field will be narrowed to three finalists — one each from the elementary, middle, and high school level. 

The WCPS Teacher of the Year will be selected from the finalists and announced in August at the annual WCPS Teacher of the Year Banquet to be held on August 19 at Goldsboro Country Club. 



(For more information, contact Ken Derksen at 919-705-6125)

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