February 24, 2014
The Walton County Education Association (WCEA) and the Walton County School Board held the annual Teacher of the Year and the Educational Support Professional (ESP) of the Year ceremony and reception on Thursday, February 20, 2014 at Walton High School.
The event was emceed by Ms. Dixie Burge, WCEA ESP President, and Ms. Patsy Stephens, WCEA Instructional President. Superintendent Carlene Anderson praised the instructional and support professionals who were nominated by their peers to represent their individual school sites. She reminded everyone they were chosen for this honor because they “stood out, made a difference and acted as role models.”
Ms. Susan Marino, a teacher at Emerald Coast Middle School was selected as Walton County’s Teacher of the Year. Ms. Barbara Stratton, school secretary from South Walton High School was selected as Walton County’s Educational Support Professional of the Year. Congratulations to both winners!