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