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Richland One Announces Teacher of the Year and Classified Employee of the Year Finalists



Richland One is pleased to announce the finalists for the district’s 2019-2020 Teacher of the Year and Classified Employee of the Year awards. The winners of these two prestigious awards will be announced on May 31 at Celebration 2019, the district’s annual employee recognition banquet.


The district extends its congratulations to these exceptional employees.


2019-2020 Richland One Teacher of the Year Finalists:

 Shawn Norris Shawn Norris, a physical education teacher at Satchel Ford Elementary School
 Gwenn Lucas Gwenn Lucas, an English and Honors AP teacher at A.C. Flora High School
 Charmaine Freeman Charmaine Freeman-Greene, a sports medicine teacher at Heyward Career and Technology Center
 Curtrell Rhonad Dr. Curtrell Rhodan, an AP biology and anatomy teacher at W.J. Keenan High School
Chantis Edens Chantis Edens, a band and chorus teacher at Southeast Middle School



2019-2020 Richland One Classified Employee of the Year Finalists:

 Hazel Bennett Hazel Bennett, an instructional assistant at W.A. Perry Middle School
 Mary Choate Mary Choate, an instructional assistant at Brennen Elementary School
 Robert Craft Robert "Bobby" Craft, Jr., a secretary at Columbia High School
 Me'Linda Legette Me’Linda Legette, an administrative assistant at the Challenger Learning Center
Doris Nelson Doris Nelson, a secretary at C.A. Johnson High School


Media inquiries should be directed to the Richland One Office of Communications at 231-7504 or 231-7510.