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Teacher Appreciation Week and Teacher Appreciation Reception


This week is Teacher Appreciation week!!  We celebrate our Teachers, letting them know their work does not go unnoticed.


The Shelby County Chamber of Commerce Teacher Appreciation reception will be held Wednesday, May 5th at the Windham Civic Center in Center at 4:00 p.m. The reception is held annually to salute and recognize the dedicated administrations and teaching staff of all the Shelby County school districts.  This year, marks the 30th Year of this special event. Each campus Teacher of the Year will be recognized by his or her Principal and receive a Certificate of Recognition.  The Shelby County Teacher of the Year for Elementary and Secondary schools will also be announced This is a time when gratitude and appreciation is expressed to the educators throughout the county.  The Teacher of the Year from the Shelby County School Campuses are:



F.L. Moffett Primary School –  Haley Woodfin

Center Elementary School –  Pennie Ratley

Center Middle School –  Jennifer Magana

Center High School –  Pamela Franklin

                                                                                Roughrider Academy -  John Jackson

Excelsior ISD – Keli Chandler


S.W. Carter Elementary –  Lori Hall

Shelbyville Middle School –  Sheila Haddox

Shelbyville High School – Dominique Roland


Tenaha Elementary School – Stacie Barr

Tenaha Middle/High School – Lauri Sisk


Timpson Elementary –  Ashley Greer

Timpson Middle School – Maria Harkness

Timpson High School –  Mihaela Munday


Thank you to all our Sponsors and to all the businesses who donated gift items for helping us recognize our wonderful teachers, countywide, for all they do for our community and our students.

Presenting Sponsor is Badders Law Firm. Gold sponsors for the event are Farmers State Bank and Shelby Savings Bank. Silver Sponsors are H&R Block, McWilliams and Son and Ray Jones Chevrolet.

Host Table Sponsors are American State Bank, Blake Furniture, Century 21 Realtors, Mathews Real Estate, McDonalds, Panola College (SRTC), Raymond Motor Company, Sonic Drive-In and Windham Family Dental.

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