Mingo Awards presented


Teachers and Service Personnel of the Year named for schools

By Kyle Lovern - [email protected]



The Mingo County Schools Teachers of the Year from each school are pictured above with Superintendent Dong Spence and members of the school board. (More photos inside)


CINDERELLA – The 2017 Mingo County Teachers of the Year and Service Personnel of the Year awards were presented at the regular meeting of the board of education on Tuesday night.

Richard Duncan, Ph.D., Director of Human Resources and Information Systems for Mingo County Schools announced the winners and Superintendent of Schools Don Spence presented each of the winners with a plaque.

There was one winner from each school in both categories. Then the overall winner was announced. The county winner for Teacher of the Year was Theresa Jarrell of Gilbert Elementary School.

The county winner for Service Personnel of the Year was Vickie Fraley, an Aide in Early Childhood Classroom and Assistant Teacher of Williamson Pre K-8 School.

They both received big ovations from the standing room only crowd in attendance, many who came to see the presentation of the awards.

The individual school winners were as follows:

Teachers –

Burch – Dora Justice

Dingess – Alan Riffle

Gilbert Elementary – Theresa Jarrell

Gilbert Middle – Carmella Porter

Kermit – Kelsey Gillman

Lenore – Morgan Casey

Matewan – Marsha Robinson

Mingo Central – Joshua Johnson

Tug Valley – Lorraine Davis

Williamson – Carmen Soltesz

Service Personnel –

Burch – Kelli Curry (Aide / Autism Mentor)

Dingess – Lana Lackey (Cook)

Gilbert Elementary – Christina Carter (Bus operator)

Gilbert Middle – Cheryl Goad (Cook)

Kermit – Rhonda Farley (Cook)

Lenore – Elrita Hale-Parsley (Secretary)

Matewan – Sheila Adkins (Secretary)

Mingo Central – John Turner (Custodian)

Tug Valley – Marlene McDonald (Cook)

Williamson – Vickie Fraley (Aide / Early Childhood/ Ast.Teacher)

Those in attendance posed for a group photo with Spence and the five members of the Mingo County Board of Education.

The Mingo County Schools Teachers of the Year from each school are pictured above with Superintendent Dong Spence and members of the school board. (More photos inside)
http://williamsondailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/web1_Teachers.jpgThe Mingo County Schools Teachers of the Year from each school are pictured above with Superintendent Dong Spence and members of the school board. (More photos inside)
Teachers and Service Personnel of the Year named for schools

By Kyle Lovern

[email protected]

Kyle Lovern is the Managing Editor for the Civitas Media Mountain District including the Williamson Daily News and Logan Banner. He can be contacted at [email protected] or at 304-235-4242, ext. 2277 or on Twitter @KyleLovern.

Kyle Lovern is the Managing Editor for the Civitas Media Mountain District including the Williamson Daily News and Logan Banner. He can be contacted at [email protected] or at 304-235-4242, ext. 2277 or on Twitter @KyleLovern.

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