Horry County Schools name Teachers of the Year

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - Horry County Schools is proud to announce the newly-named Teachers of the Year.

Each of the honorees was elected by their peers at their school and will apply to be considered as a one of 10 semi-finalists, which will be interviewed by a panel and asked to produce artifacts of student achievement.

Following interviews, five finalists will be selected and the Horry County Teacher of the Year will be named at the Teacher of the Year banquet on May 7.

The chosen winners are:

Mariah Reiss, Academy for Arts, Science & Technology

Meredith Smith, Academy for Technology and Academics

Janice Camp, HCS Adult Education

Morgan Sellers, Scholars Academy

William Chappell, HCS Early College High School

Keri Phillips, Horry County Education Center

Robert Dean Johnson, Aynor High School

Megan Beattie, Carolina Forest High School

Yaminah Jordan, Conway High School

Amy Elliott, Green Sea Floyds High School

Emily Vail, Loris High School

Erica Markunas, Myrtle Beach High School

Jennifer Wells, North Myrtle Beach High School

Jennifer Ainsworth, Socastee High School

Robert Pisaniello, St. James High School

Lynda Johnston, Aynor Middle School

Robin Hardwick, Black Water Middle School

Cheryl Ray, Conway Middle School

Janet Moore, Forestbrook Middle School

Cherry Willoughby, Green Sea Floyds Middle School

Lindy Williams, Loris Middle School

Kevin Pierce, Ocean Bay Middle School

Chaundra Watson, Myrtle Beach Middle School

Melany Nussbaumer, North Myrtle Beach Middle School

Lauren Macheski, St. James Middle School

Jennifer Janes, Whittemore Park Middle School

Ashley Johnson, Aynor Elementary School

Jill Dinkel, Burgess Elementary School

Taya Semple-Toscani, Carolina Forest Elementary School

LaShanda Graves, Conway Elementary School

Lori Suggs, Daisy Elementary School

Rhetta Greene, Forestbrook Elementary School

Kay Britt, Green Sea Floyds Elementary School

Wendy Wilson, Homewood Elementary School

Tammy Holt, Kingston Elementary School

Wendy Lane, Lakewood Elementary School

Dan Cavanna, Loris Elementary School

Charlotte Jones, Midland Elementary School

Sean Lysowski, Myrtle Beach Elementary School

Andrena Matthews, Myrtle Beach Intermediate School

Leslie Ventura, Myrtle Beach Primary School

Michelle Goudelock, North Myrtle Beach Elementary School

Kristin Atkinson, North Myrtle Beach Intermediate School

Kathleen Siler, North Myrtle Beach Primary School

Shannon Dubose, Ocean Bay Elementary School

Meg Torrens, Palmetto Bays Elementary School

Rachel Nobles, Pee Dee Elementary School

Amanda Williams, River Oaks Elementary School

Beth Hadden, Seaside Elementary School

Lindsay Morrow, Socastee Elementary School

Melody Stanley, South Conway Elementary School

Chris Davidson, St. James Elementary School

Lisa Crist, Waccamaw Elementary School