Honors & Awards
STATE TEACHERS OF THE YEAR
The National Teacher of the Year Program, sponsored by the Council of Chief State School Officers and Scholastic Inc., has honored the state teachers of the year for 1995. Teachers from each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia, the Department of Defense Dependents Schools, the Northern Mariana Islands, and Puerto Rico are represented. The National Teacher of the Year is Elaine B. Griffin of Alaska. The winners are listed below by state:
Alabama. Robert Stephen Ricks, Childersburg Middle School, Childersburg. Alaska. Elaine B. Griffin, Chiniak Elementary School, Chiniak. Arizona. Rod Castillo, Mesa High School, Mesa. Arkansas. Sharon Denise Johnson, Carver Kindergarten, Texarkana. California. Richard R. Chapleau, Palmdale High School, Palmdale. Colorado. Molly R. Merry, Exploratory School, Canon City. Connecticut. Patricia Avallone, Harry M. Bailey Middle School, West Haven. Delaware. Candice Helen Hopkins, Pleasantville Elementary School, New Castle. Department of Defense Dependents Schools. Mary H. Mendoza, Curundu Elementary School, Panama.
District of Columbia. Donna R. Graham, Macfarland Middle School, Washington. Florida. Shawn ERIC DeNight, Miami Edison Senior High School, Miami. Georgia. Catherine Sylvia Pittman, Brunswick High School, Brunswick. Guam. Jelly N. Flores, Guam Public School System, Agana. Hawaii. Linda L. Holt, Haiku Elementary School, Haiku. Idaho. Shirley A. Sarraf, Highland High School, Pocatello. Illinois. Lynn A. Gaddis, Pepper Ridge Elementary School, Bloomington. Indiana. Katherine Ann Stahl, Maywood Elementary School, Hammond. Iowa. Jerry Lee Pierce, Roland-Story Middle School, Roland.
Kansas. Becky Goodwin, Kansas State School for the Deaf, Olathe. Kentucky. Mary Keith Hall, Helmwood Heights Elementary School, Elizabethtown. Louisiana. Brenda K. Collins, Sun City Elementary School, Bossier City. Maine. Argy Nestor, David R. Gaul Middle School, Union. Maryland. Mayo Elementary School, Mayo. Massachusetts. Jerry Howland, The English High School, Boston. Michigan. Sharon L. Green, Graveraet Middle School, Marquette. Minnesota. Donald E. Johnson, Owatonna Senior High School, Owatonna. Mississippi. Sheba Ann Brown, Jeff Davis Elementary School, Biloxi. Missouri. Marcia J. Northrup, Pleasant Lea Junior High School, Lee's Summit.
Montana. Jeanne W. Tweeten, Capital High School, Helena. Nebraska. Susan McNeil, Loup County High School, Taylor. Nevada. Nancy J. Strader, Mark Twain Elementary School, Carson City. New Hampshire. Thomas M. Quigley, Pinkerton Academy, Derry. New Jersey. Thomas Tracey Fallon, Glen Landing Middle School, Blackwood. New Mexico. Sylvia A. Flores, Hermosa Elementary School, Artesia. New York. Joyce G. Valenti, Windham-Ashland-Jewett Central School, Windham. North Carolina. Sandra Clark Wells, Hall Fletcher Elementary School, Asheville. North Dakota. Ellen O'Rourke Knudson, Victor Solheim Elementary School, Bismarck.
Northern Mariana Islands. Brigida De Leon Guerrero Ichihara, Koblerville Elementary School, Saipan. Ohio. Melanie E. Hocking, Indian Creek High School, Wintersville. Oklahoma. Linda Kay Webb, Country Lane Elementary School, Broken Arrow. Oregon. Barbara L. Murray, West Linn High School, West Linn. Pennsylvania. Ranjini Weerasooriya, J.R. Masterman Demonstration School, Philadelphia. Puerto Rico. Luz A. Martinez-Alendas, Antonia Valero de BerNABE Junior High School, Farjado. Rhode Island. Ralph Marston Perry, Aquidneck Elementary School, Middletown. South Carolina. Cathy S. Scott, Lexington High School, Lexington. South Dakota. Rebecca Ekeland, Brookings High School, Brookings.
Tennessee. Pamela Jean Burish, Eakin Arts Magnet School, Nashville. Texas. Miguel Ignacio Tinajero, Ramona Elementary School, El Paso. Utah. Richard K. Bojak, West Jordan High School, West Jordan. Vermont. Carol C. Smith, Shelburne Community School, Shelburne. Virginia. Cheryl B. Henig, Stonewall Jackson Middle School, Mechanicsville. Washington. Kathyrn A. McFarland, Pioneer Valley Elementary, Spanaway. West Virginia. Germaine Cox Umstead, Ritchie County Middle School, Ellenboro. Wisconsin. Patsy A. Rossman, Conrad Elvehjem School, McFarland. Wyoming. Joan L. Brummond, Afflerbach Elementary School, Cheyenne.
STATE ADVISERS OF THE YEAR
The National Association of Secondary School Principals has announced the 1995 recipients of the Warren E. Shull Adviser of the Year Award. The award is presented to student council advisers and is designed to draw attention to the importance of student activities. The winners are listed below by state:
Arizona. Daniel Dodge, North High School, Phoenix. Arkansas. Susan Bailey, Hope High School, Hope. California. J. Peter Cahn, Lee Junior High School, Woodland. Colorado. Marc Christopher Small, Aurora Central High School, Aurora. Connecticut. Joyce A. Niestemski, Pomperaug Regional High School, Southbury. Delaware. Richard L. Gregg, Delcaste Technical High School, Wilmington. Florida. Armando R. Rodriguez, Belen Jesuit Preparatory, Miami. Hawaii. Art Fillazar, Lahainaluna High School, Lahaina, Maui. Illinois. Hank Clark, Waukegan High School. Indiana. Charles A. Ray, Muncie Central High School, Muncie.
Iowa. Willis V. Hanson, East High School, Sioux City. Kansas. Bobbie Evans, Derby High School, Derby. Kentucky. Denny N. Bonner, Lafayette Senior High School, Lexington. Louisiana. Suzanne C. Buras, Mount Carmel Academy, New Orleans. Massachusetts. Dianne Tattersall, Medway High School, Medway. Maryland. Stephen B. Jacobs, Fallstaff Middle School, Baltimore, Md. Maine. Mary MacFarland, Erskine Academy, Augusta. Michigan. Barry N. Bradford, Northview High School, Grand Rapids. Minnesota. James E. Hughes, St. Peter Middle and Senior High School.
Missouri. Karen Dawson, Washington Senior High School, Washington. Montana. Jane Suberg, Highwood School, Highwood. New Hampshire. Michael Courtois, Salem High School, Salem. New Jersey. Christina McLaughlin, Bayonne High School, Bayonne. New Mexico. Elizabeth Tilley, Mazano High School, Albuquerque. New York. Alan H. Sacher, Longwood Senior High School, Middle Island. North Carolina. Henry O. Foust, Northwood High School, Pittsboro. North Dakota. Gary D. Clark, West Fargo High School, West Fargo. Oklahoma. Linda Miner, Laverne High School, Laverne. Oregon. Marcie Gano, Clackamas High School, Milwaukie. Pennsylvania. James M. Fillizi, Dallastown Area High School, Dallastown.
South Carolina. Terry A. McCoy, Richland Northeast High School, Columbia. South Dakota. Bette J. Gerberding, Brookings High School, Brookings. Tennessee. Phyllis W. Borum, Lawrence County High School, Lawrenceburg. Texas. Donna Gwynn, West Brook Senior High School, Beaumont. Washington. Eleanor Schulze, Gig Harbor High School, Gig Harbor. West Virginia. Mary Lou Secreta, Washington-Irving High School, Clarksburg. Wisconsin. Robert H. Dickinson, Oconto Senior High School, Oconto.
TITLE I RECOGNITION PROGRAM
The U.S. Education Department has recognized 52 schools nationwide as a part of its annual Title I National Recognition Program for 1995. The program honors high-poverty schools for signifigantly improving academic achievement, attendance, and discipline. The schools are listed below by state:
Arizona. Cordova School, Phoenix. California. Hoover High School, San Diego; Emerson/Bandini Elementary School, San Diego; Chapman Elementary School, Chico; Bryte Elementary School, Sacramento; Alyce Norman School, West Sacramento; Burbank Elementary School, Santa Rosa; John F. Kennedy Elementary School, San Diego; Ira Harbison Elementary School, National City; Tamarisk Elementary School, Palmdale.
Colorado. Lincoln Elementary School, Lamar. Florida. Greensboro Elementary School, Quincy; Woodland Acres Elementary School, Jacksonville. Georgia. Eugenia Hamilton Elementary School, Macon. Hawaii. Washington Intermediate School, Honolulu. Indiana. Edgar H. Evans Academy, Indianapolis; Theodore Potter School #74, Indianapolis. Kansas. Horace Mann Foreign Language Magnet School, Wichita; Lincoln Elementary School, Wichita; Washington Elementary School, Junction City. Louisiana. Collington Elementary School, Bastrop. Massachusetts. Samuel W. Mason Elementary School, Boston. Michigan. McLaughlin School, Muskegon.
Missouri. Airport Accelerated School, Florissant; J.S. Chick Elementary School, Kansas City; Weaver Elementary School, Springfield; Williamson-Kennedy School, Poplar Bluff. New Mexico. Roosevelt Elementary School, Bernalillo. New York. Clara Barton Community School #50, Bronx; Harry Stewart Sr. School, Jackson Heights; Makowski Early Childhood Center #90, Buffalo; Public School #139, Brooklyn. North Carolina. Lillian Black School, Fayetteville. Ohio. Buckeye-Woodland Elementary School, Cleveland; Corlett Primary Achievement School, Cleveland; John W. Raper School, Cleveland; Paul L. Dunbar Elementary School, Cleveland.
Pennsylvania. Chester Arthur School, Philadelphia; Sheridan Elementary School, Philadel~~-phia. Rhode Island. Fairmont Primary School, Woonsocket. South Carolina. Mary Ford Elementary School, Charleston; Sampit Elementary School, Georgetown. South Dakota. South Elementary School, Mission. Tennessee. Kirkpatrick Elementary School, Nashville. Texas. Leo Marcell Elementary School, Mission; Scott Elementary School, Houston; West Avenue Elementary School, San Antonio. Virginia. Bowling Park School, Norfolk; George Mason Elementary School, Richmond. West Virginia. Central Elementary School, Point Pleasant. Wisconsin. 31st Street School, Milwaukee; Garden Homes Elementary School, Milwaukee.