SOCSD Celebrates Outstanding Employees & Retirees

Join the Starkville Oktibbeha Consolidated School District on Tuesday, May 9, as we celebrate the work of SOCSD’s outstanding employees and parents and the careers of our retirees.  Awards program begins at 5 pm in the auditorium of Greensboro Center with a reception hosted by Starkville Oktibbeha PTO, Starkville Foundation for Public Education, and Starkville Parents for Public Schools immediately following in the mezzanine. 

Congratulations to our nominees!  Selected by their peers at each school, they represent a true commitment to the Starkville Oktibbeha Consolidated School District.  Each one is dedicated to their students and their colleagues, and their efforts make SOCSD a better place to learn and to work.

Outstanding Teacher of the Year
Sudduth:  Leslie Hunt, Brooke Corban
HWS: Brittney Naylor, Stella Turman, Julie McKenzie
OES: TaNaya Bluitt
West: Debora Brown
AMS: Tonya Barnes
SHS:  Michael Adam, Nikki Buss, Wanda Kirkwood, Vera Myles
Millsaps:  Randy Carlisle
Emerson:  LeAnn Ibarra

Outstanding New Teacher
Sudduth: Christina Reynolds
HWS: Analisse Lucius
OES: Allison Williams – Westcott
West: Kelsey Shaw
AMS: Adrienne Minor
SHS: Sam Childers
Millsaps: Jameica Arnold

Administrator of the Year
Sudduth: Elizabeth Mosley, Principal
HWS: Gabbi Mills, Asst. Principal
OES: Julie Kennedy, Principal
West: Dr. Andrea Smith, Principal
AMS: Erica Thomas, Asst. Principal
SHS: Jorine Neal, Asst. Principal
Millsaps:  Lenora Hogan, Director
Emerson:  Lauren Stegall, Director

Certified Personnel of the Year
Sudduth: Faye Smith
HWS: Laura Harris
OES: Demetrius Taylor
West: Melanie Cade
AMS: Kim Harris
SHS: Diana Wickham
Millsaps: Deborah Borganelli
Emerson: Laura Morgan
Greensboro: Dr. Toriano Holloway

Non Certified Personnel of the Year
Sudduth: Susan Hurst
HWS: Tracie Fox
OES: Shirlianne Stirewalt
West: Cathleen Poe
AMS: Shonda Neely
SHS: Peggy Arick
Millsaps: Jeannie Johnson
Emerson: Paula Crawford
Greensboro: Ettaronda Hogan

Parent of the Year
Sudduth: Cassandra Palmer
HWS: Cassandra Palmer
OES: Marchelle Brain
West: Elizabeth Franks
AMS: Angie Forrester
SHS: Leslie Fye
Millsaps: Kathy Snell
Emerson: Rob & Kristen Fyke

Retirees:  Susan Allen, Lillian Campbell, DeLores Ellis, Lauri Hayes, Debbie Henderson, Robin Kimbrough-Dibble, Joy Rednour, Betty Seale, Dawn Swartz, Katherine Washington

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