2016-2017 Teacher Of The Year

Jacqueline Lewis - Enterprise High School

The Meridian Star Article

Enterprise High School math teacher Jacqueline Lewis was honored as the Golden Apple Teacher of the Year during a banquet at the Tommy Dulaney Center at Meridian Community College Thursday night.

Lewis, who was honored at Golden Apple Teacher of the Month in March, received a custom Teacher of the Year Trophy, $2,500 cash to be used at her discretion and a $2,500 scholarship to be given to a deserving student in the their name. Lewis chose Hunter Mollett, who is headed to Harvard University this summer, as the recipient of the scholarship. Mollett will also receive a new $1,500 laptop computer.

Also honored during the banquet were:

– Centel Truman, Southeast Lauderdale High School, September 2016 Winner

– Melodie Black, Southeast Lauderdale Elementary, October 2016 Winner

– Jennie House, Northeast Middle School, November 2016 Winner

– Leslie Lum, West Lauderdale Elementary, December 2016 Winner

– Joseph Herrington, West Lauderdale High School, January 2017 Winner

– Kristi Williamson, Sumter Academy, February 2017 Winner

– Derrick Johnson, Meridian High School, April 2017 Winner