Following the announcement of Tabitha Walker as the 2016-2017 CCS Teacher of the Year, Zack Bell, right, of sponsor Mike Bell Chevrolet, presented gifts to the four teachers. From left are Dr. Mark Albertus, CCS superintendent; Dr. Jimmy Pope, board chairman; Dr. Valerie Moss, CHS TOTY; Tabitha Walker, CCS and CES Teacher of the Year; Luke Young, CJHS TOTY; and Tanish Springer, CMS TOTY.
CARROLLTON, GA –Carrollton Elementary School third grade Language Arts teacher Tabitha Walker was named Carrollton City Schools Teacher of the Year for 2016-2017 following a formal Board of Education recognition of all school-level honorees Sept. 13. Walker will now represent the school district in the state competition.
Principals from all four schools provided warm tributes to honor their school representatives: Dr. Valerie Moss, CHS; Luke Young, CJHS; Tanish Springer, CMS; and Walker, CES.
Karen Wild, CES principal, said of Walker, who has been at CES all nine years of her teaching career, “Tabitha has a heart as big as the sun.”
Zack Bell of Mike Bell Chevrolet, a community partner and sponsor the TOTY program, presented each a gift of appreciation for their work.
“Before the hashtag ALL IN became associated with Carrollton City Schools, there was no doubt you already were,” he said.