January 18, 2019
Walton County School District is proud to introduce our 2019 Teacher of the Year, Meredith Ness!! Mrs. Ness is a 4th grade teacher with 16 years of experience, 8 of those years at Mossy Head Elementary School. She is a dedicated professional who is highly respected and appreciated by her colleages and administration. Mrs. Ness posesses the skill and dedication of a true leader. She currently serves Mossy Head Elementary as professional learning facilitator, Lego League and Robotics club sponsor, a teacher mentor, and member of the MHS School Improvement team. Mrs. Ness is highly knowledgeable on cutting edge research in education and new strategies in technology. She has a deep and genuine love for teaching, and is the model of a true lifelong learner. Congratulations again to Meredith Ness, 2019 Walton County Teacher of the Year!
Our Educational Support Professional of the Year 2019 is Mr. Eddie Farris! Mr. Farris has been with Walton County School District for 7 years, and currently serves as Plant Manager at Freeport Elementary School. Mr. Farris, in addition to demonstrating excellence in his daily responsibilities, is beloved by his administration and colleagues for his positive attitude, and caring consideration for the needs of the students and staff at Freeport Elementary. He works collaboratively with the administration, teachers, and the FES PTO to coordinate special events such as Fall Festival and Movie Nights. Mr. Farris is always ready, willing, and more than capable to manage any task he is assigned, and does so with a genuine smile and warm heart! Congratulations to Mr. Eddie Farris, 2019 Walton County Educational Support Professional of the Year!