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TEACHER OF THE YEAR

2020 TEACHER OF THE YEAR

MS. MEAGAN THATE, ZITZMAN ELEMENTARY

FIRST GRADE TEACHER

2020 Teacher of the Year

2020 TEACHER OF THE YEAR FINALIST

MRS. KARA BORGSMILLER

RIVERBEND SCHOOL

2020 TEACHER OF THE YEAR FINALIST

MR. MICHAEL EFFAN

PACIFIC INTERMEDIATE 

2020 TEACHER OF THE YEAR FINALIST

MS. BETH FLEMING

TRUMAN ELEMENTARY

2019 TEACHER OF THE YEAR

Mrs. Emily Devine, Pacific High School

Special Education Teacher

2019 Teacher of the Year

2019 Teacher of the Year Finalist

Mrs. Katrina Meshach

Zitzman Elementary

2019 Teacher of the Year Finalist

Mrs. Sarah Schultz

Riverbend School

2019 Teacher of the Year Finalist

Mrs. Jennifer Watson

Coleman Elementary

2019 Teacher of the Year Finalist

Mrs. Erin Smith

Truman Elementary

2018 TEACHER OF THE YEAR WINNER

Mrs. Sarah Grodie, Zitzman Elementary

Kindergarten

2018 Teacher of the Year Winner

2018 TOY Finalist

2018 TOY Finalist

Mrs. Angie Herbst,
Truman Elementary, Kindergarten

2018 TOY Finalist

2018 TOY Finalist

Mrs. Alison McAtee,
MVMS, 6th Grade ELA

2018 TOY Finalist

2018 TOY Finalist

Mrs. Niki Short,
Zitzman Elementary,
3rd Grade

2018 TOY Finalist

2018 TOY Finalist

Mrs. Gretchen McWherter, MVMS, Art Teacher

Missouri 2017-2018 State Teacher of the Year Finalist

Missouri 2017-2018 State Teacher of the Year Finalist

South Central 2017-2018 Regional Teacher of the Year

South Central 2017-2018 Regional Teacher of the Year

2016-2017 TEACHER OF THE YEAR

Mr. Ed Kappeler-Pacific High School ELA Teacher

2016-2017 Teacher of the Year

(Mr. Tom Sauvage-PHS Principal, Mr. Ed Kappeler-2016-2017 Teacher of the Year, and Mr. Mike Hunter-PHS Assistant Principal)

2016-2017 Teacher of the Year Finalists

 Ginny Brunjes  ZE 2nd Grade Teacher  Math Vertical Team Expert

Ginny Brunjes
ZE 2nd Grade Teacher
Math Vertical Team Expert

Sarah Grodie  ZE Kindergarten Teacher  Science Vertical Team Expert

Sarah Grodie
ZE Kindergarten Teacher
Science Vertical Team Expert

Chris Johnson  ZE Music Teacher  Special Grade Level Chairperson

Chris Johnson
ZE Music Teacher
Special Grade Level Chairperson

Nancy Pfeiffer  PHS Marketing Teacher  Department Chairperson

Nancy Pfeiffer
PHS Marketing Teacher
Department Chairperson

Gretchen Shafer  MVMS Art Teacher

Gretchen Shafer
MVMS Art Teacher

2015-2016 TEACHER OF THE YEAR

Dawn Bristow-Riverbend 8th Grade ELA & Odyssey Teacher

2015-2016 TEACHER OF THE YEAR FINALISTS

Beth Fleming  TE 3rd Grade Teacher, District Grade Level Chair

Beth Fleming
TE 3rd Grade Teacher, District Grade Level Chair

Sarah Grodie  ZE Kindergarten Teacher

Sarah Grodie
ZE Kindergarten Teacher

Lisa Hoppe  MVMS Special Education Teacher & Department Chair

Lisa Hoppe
MVMS Special Education Teacher & Department Chair

Chris Johnson  ZE Music Teacher & Specials District Grade Level Chair

Chris Johnson
ZE Music Teacher & Specials District Grade Level Chair

Mauri Truesdell  PHS Business Career Education Teacher

Mauri Truesdell
PHS Business Career Education Teacher

2014-2015 TEACHER OF THE YEAR

Christine Syron-PHS ELA Teacher & Department Chair

Christine Syron-PHS ELA Teacher & Department Chair

2013-2014 TEACHER OF THE YEAR

Liz Holtz-Coleman Elementary 4th Grade Teacher & Grade Level Chairperson

Liz Holtz-Coleman Elementary 4th Grade Teacher & Grade Level Chairperson

2012-2013 TEACHER OF THE YEAR

Cathy Snyder-Truman Elementary Kindergarten Teacher

Cathy Snyder-Truman Elementary Kindergarten Teacher

2011-2012 Teacher of the Year

Denise Stevens-ZE Title I Teacher

2010-2011 Teacher of the Year

Rhonda Lee-NE 2nd Grade Teacher

(currently teaches 2nd grade @ Zitzman Elementary)

2009-2010 Teacher of the Year

Candice Vogel-NE 1st grade Teacher

(currently teaches Title I @ Truman Elementary)

2008-2009 Teacher of the Year

Debbie Dunn-ZE Kindergarten Teacher

2008-2009 Teacher of the Year

Debbie Dunn-ZE Kindergarten Teacher

2007-2008 Teacher of the Year

Heather Mueller-TE Title I Teacher

2006-2007 Teacher of the Year

Peggy Boyer-MVMS Social Studies Teacher

2005-2006 Teacher of the Year

Patty Byous-Community School PreK Teacher

2004-2005 Teacher of the Year

Linda Schnur-MVMS Math Teacher

2004-2005 Teacher of the Year

Linda Schnur-MVMS Math Teacher

2003-2004 Teacher of the Year

Terri Eggers-CE 4th grade Teacher

(currently teaches 1st grade @ Nike Elementary)

2002-2003 Teacher of the Year

Aimee Harty

2001-2002 Teacher of the Year

Ann Mooney

2000-2001 Teacher of the Year

Donna Bruns

1999-2000 Teacher of the Year

Nancy Thater-Odyssey Teacher

1999-2000 Teacher of the Year

Nancy Thater-Odyssey Teacher

1998-1999 Teacher of the Year

Cheryl Jackson

1997-1998 Teacher of the Year

Barb Betz