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Baldwin County School District's May Pursuit of Excellence Winners

Congratulations to the following employees who are the May 2022 recipients

of the Pursuit of Excellence Award for the Baldwin County School District.




D’Nee Freeman

Teacher at Lakeview Academy


Ms. Freeman has worked for the district for more than 6 years and currently works as a 3rd Grade teacher at Lakeview Academy. Ms. Freeman was nominated by her colleague, Diondrea Whipple.


Ms. Whipple had the following to say:

“It is my honor to nominate Ms. D’nee Freeman for the pursuit of excellence award. Ms. Freeman is one that humbly exudes excellence and S.O.A.R's in a multitude of capacities at Lakeview Academy. Ms. Freeman takes the time out to build a sense of community and relationships in her learning environment. She establishes norms and routines that are evident whether she is present or not. Once in her absence, I can recall my daughter coming to me and saying, 'Mom, Ms. Freeman will be out, but I know to be on my best behavior for her'.


"Ms. Freeman is soft-spoken and nurturing. Ms. Freeman’s students love her because she acknowledges their individuality and purposefully addresses their needs. I can attest that Ms. Freeman proactively seeks out opportunities to enhance her students’ academic competencies via instructional practices and strategies that I have observed with my daughter this year. Ms. Freeman is an exceptional educator that impacts students’ lives like no other. I am wholeheartedly convinced that she deserves this honor. I am inspired by M