Williams named Teacher of the Year at PCCSD

Bokari Williams, a teacher at Sylvan Hills Middle School, was named Teacher of the Year by the Pulaski County Special School District at an awards breakfast on Friday, May 13.

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Last year’s winner, Shanon Hum, was also from Sylvan Hills Middle School.

Williams, above, has been a teacher for 15 years and was previously at the North Little Rock and Jacksonville-North Pulaski school districts.

Williams was selected out of 27 other PCSSD school-level winners and will now move on to represent the District in the 2023 Arkansas Teacher of the Year Program. In addition to receiving a plaque, each school winner will receive a check for $100. The District winner will receive a check for $500.

Teachers from each campus were also recognized and that list follows

  • BAKER ELEMENTARY: Dawn Bartels

  • CATO ELEMENTARY: Kristy Robinson

  • CHENAL ELEMENTARY: Caitlin Spencer

  • COLLEGE STATION ELEMENTARY: Tonya Colen

  • CRYSTAL HILL ELEMENTARY: Laura Campbell

  • DAISY BATES ELEMENTARY: Erica Mack

  • HARRIS ELEMENTARY: Jackie Hayes

  • LANDMARK ELEMENTARY: Audrian Harville

  • LAWSON ELEMENTARY: Bettie Mhoon

  • OAK GROVE ELEMENTARY: Jacqueline Thompson

  • OAKBROOKE ELEMENTARY: Brittany Slayton

  • PINE FOREST ELEMENTARY: Erin Dearasaugh

  • ROBINSON ELEMENTARY: Elise Moore

  • SHERWOOD ELEMENTARY: Rachel Gammill

  • SYLVAN HILLS ELEMENTARY: Beth Hendrix

  • WILLIAM JEFFERSON CLINTON ELEMENTARY: Christy Hobbs

  • MAUMELLE MIDDLE: Andrea Johnson

  • MILLS MIDDLE: Ethan Moore

  • ROBINSON MIDDLE: Dawn Irby

  • SYLVAN HILLS MIDDLE: Bokari Williams

  • SYLVAN HILLS JUNIOR HIGH: Callie Seats

  • MAUMELLE HIGH: David White

  • MILLS UNIVERSITY STUDIES HIGH: Gregory Hamblock

  • ROBINSON HIGH: Michelle Young

  • SYLVAN HILLS HIGH: Prentice Dupins

  • CENTER OF INNOVATION: LaTiya Cooper

  • DRIVEN VIRTUAL ACADEMY: Clarence Guy