05 Jun 2017 Conway School District names House as Teacher of the Year
Conway Public Schools has named kindergarten teacher Randi House as its District Teacher of the Year for 2018.
House’s classroom was packed with parents and grandparents for their end-of-the-year awards ceremony, where she was giving out awards to her students, when Theodore Jones Principal Tammy Woosley announced there was a surprise award presentation.
Superintendent Dr. Greg Murry then came into the awards ceremony with balloons and cookies for House and her students. The crowd applauded for their teacher, whom they say is one of a kind.
"Randi is a phenomenal teacher," said Woosley. "She has a way of being a huge advocate for students and putting her own unique, creative spin on the learning opportunities she provides to her students."
House has taught at Theodore Jones for the last six years, but began her teaching career in 2004. She taught preschool in the East Poinsett County School District, then first grade in the Nettleton School District prior to coming to Conway.
Before being chosen as District Teacher of the Year, she was chosen to represent Theodore Jones as their school’s Teacher of the Year.
Other Teachers of the Year for Conway schools are:
Sallie Cone Preschool – Reta Scroggs
Ida Burns Elementary – Nicole Loftis
Woodrow Cummins Elementary – Liz Kimble
Carolyn Lewis Elementary – Katie Kirkland
Florence Mattison Elementary – Allison Chrisman
Julia Lee Moore Elementary – Shannon Riner
Ellen Smith Elementary – Alisa Paladino
Jim Stone Elementary – Kristy Bentley
Marguerite Vann Elementary – Jana Hedgecock
Bob and Betty Courtway Middle School – Cheryl Bing
Ruth Doyle Middle School – Kaye Kaye Dell
Ray and Phyllis Simon Middle School – Tanya (Wilson) Easterwood
Carl Stuart Middle School – Kerry Hymas
Conway Junior High – Beth Fulks
Conway High School – William Richardson
House will represent the Conway School District in the Teacher of the Year Competition for Arkansas.