April's Pursuit of Excellence Winners
Pursuit of Excellence Awards Winners for April 2019
Congratulations to the following employees who are the April 2019 recipients of the Pursuit of Excellence Award for the Baldwin County School District.
Ms. Stephanie Coxwell Teacher at Midway Hills Academy
Ms. Coxwell joined the Baldwin County School District in 2017 as a first year teacher. She was nominated for the Pursuit of Excellence award by her co-worker, Ms. Tina Denero. Ms. Denero had the following to say about Ms. Coxwell, “Mrs. Coxwell promotes a positive learning environment with novelty DI Stations that keep the interest of her students. She is always willing to help out other teachers and shares all of her lesson plans and ideas.” Ms. Coxwell, thank you for your example of excellence!
Ms. Tomika Dennis Lead Teacher at the Early Learning Center Ms. Dennis is working in her thirteenth year with the school district. Her service over the years includes her work in a teacher support role and as a lead teacher. She was nominated by Ms. Brooke Hill, her co-worker and Ms. Hill had the following to say about Ms. Dennis, “Tomika is an outstanding teacher. She goes above and beyond to make sure her students are learning. She loves the children as if they were her own. She is such an encouraging person!” Ms. Dennis, thank you for modelling excellence!
Ms. Tynisha Harris Teacher at Georgia College Early College Ms. Tynisha Harris has been with the Baldwin School District since 2016. Ms. Harris began her service with the school district as a substitute teacher and soon after accepted a full time position. Ms. Harris was nominated by one of her colleagues, Ms. Hillsman. Ms. Hillsman had the following to say about Ms. Harris, “Tynisha goes above and beyond for her students through her time and effort outside of school hours to create engaging and fun lessons. She co-chairs our yearbook committee and is very instrumental in making science fair happen every year. She is always willing to help her coworkers in any way she can, and she has excelled as a new teacher in our profession. I am proud to work with her to help our science students achieve their goals. Ms. Harris, thank you for being a shining example of excellence!
Ms. Deondra Johnson Teacher at Midway Hills Academy Ms. Deondra Johnson is in her third year teaching with the school district. Ms. Johnson was nominated by her co-worker, Ms. Tomski. Ms. Tomski had the following to say about Ms. Johnson, “Mrs. Johnson goes above and beyond for her students and her co-workers!! I am new in Baldwin County and would not be able to do it without her, she is an incredible teacher. She differentiates lessons every day, cares for every student, and supports her team by always sharing her beautiful best practices!! Mrs. Johnson spends time planning, and creating lessons that reach all her learners. I cannot say how much I value her as a leader who will go out of her way to support anyone, she is a super mom, co-worker, and of course...SUPER-TEACHER!! So thankful that you all have an amazing lady like this in our county, what an incredible strength to Midway and Baldwin County. She is the very definition of a quality person and QUALITY teacher.””Ms. Johnson, thank you for modeling excellence!