Five finalists named for Horry County Schools’ ‘Teacher of the Year’

Five finalists named for Horry County Schools’ ‘Teacher of the Year’
Five of Horry County’s brightest teachers have another reason to smile Saturday. (Source: Horry County Schools)

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - Five of Horry County’s brightest teachers have a reason to smile Saturday.

The list of ten semi-finalists was narrowed to five when Horry County Schools named the top five finalists for HCS Teacher of the Year this week.

  • Leanne Hagen , Conway Middle
  • Christian Huggins, Green Sea Floyds Middle
  • Jennifer Wells, North Myrtle Beach High
  • Elizabeth Hendrick, Pee Dee Elementary
  • Ashley Casey, St. James Elementary

During the next step of the recognition program’s process, members of the district’s selection committee will visit finalists for classroom observations.

A winner will be announced the evening of May 11 during the HCS Teacher of the Year Recognition Ceremony.

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