MOUNT PLEASANT, Texas — Local educators were recognized for various honors by the Region 8 Education Service Center at a regional advisory committee meeting on Wednesday.
The honors were announced earlier in the year, but this is the first time these educators have been recognized in person for their accomplishments.Gallery: Local educators recognized by Region 8
Awards were given out by the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals, Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association, Texas Association of School Boards, and Region 8 ESC.
The following were named educators of the year in the region:
TASSP Region 8 Outstanding Middle School Principal of the year, Susan Childress, Morris Upchurch Middle School, Queen City Independent School District
TASSP Region 8 Outstanding High School Assistant Principal of the Year, Debbie Davis, Texas High School, Texarkana ISD
TASSP Region 8 Outstanding Junior High Assistant Principal of the Year, Zach Fowler, Pleasant Grove Middle School, Pleasant Grove ISD
TEPSA Region 8 Elementary Assistant Principal of the Year, Liliana Luna, Nash Elementary, Texarkana ISD
Region 8 Secondary Teacher of the Year, Robin Hilton, Texas Middle School, Texarkana ISD
Region 8 Elementary Teacher of the Year, Tara Droske, Martha and Josh Morriss Mathematics and Engineering Elementary School, Texarkana ISD
TASB Region 8 Superintendent of the Year, Sidney Harrist, Atlanta ISD
In partnership with the Interlocal Purchasing System, Region 8 ESC provided secondary and elementary Teachers of the Year with a $1,000 cash prize. Robin Hilton and Tara Droske received these prizes.
(To learn more, visit reg8.net.)