Williamson County Schools honored its Employees of the Year at a ceremony on January 15.
Each elementary, middle and high school selects a classified employee and a teacher to recognize at the ceremony. These teachers will now be in competition for regional and state awards. Each district department also selects a classified employee to honor.
Elementary School Teacher of the Year
This year’s overall Elementary School Teacher of the Year is Jennifer Schwartz of College Grove Elementary.
“I am thrilled and humbled to receive this incredible honor,” Schwartz said. “In my years in Williamson County, I have had the distinct privilege of working with extremely dedicated and talented teachers, administrators, colleagues, families and students. All of these relationships are the most important part of what I do every day, and I humbly accept this recognition on their behalf. I look forward to many more wonderful years serving WCS students and teachers.”
Middle School Teacher of the Year
This year’s overall Middle School Teacher of the Year is Fairview Middle teacher Laura Hall.
High School Teacher of the Year
This year’s overall High School Teacher of the Year is Casy Leatherman of Renaissance High.
“This recognition is a reflection of Renaissance High School and the amazing students, staff and teachers who support and inspire me every day,” Leatherman said. “No one grows as a teacher independently or in isolation, and I’m so excited to represent our school, our dedicated CCTE team and Williamson County at the next level.”
Classified Employees of the Year
The district also recognized its Classified Employees of the Year who were nominated by their individual departments or schools.
This year’s Classified Employees of the Year are Brandi Sobanski of Winstead Elementary, Ashley Ross of Thompson’s Station Middle and Cindy Todd of Independence High.
Listed below are the Teachers and Employees of the Year from each school and district department.