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Congratulations ISD Teachers of the Year

Posted March 5, 2020

Congratulations to all of our Teachers of the Year in the Independence School District. Each school chooses their own Teacher of the Year and we celebrate all of these amazing and passionate educators. Levi Smith, third grade teacher at Luff Elementary, was named the district’s 2020-2021 Teacher of the Year. Levi was chosen for the honor by a panel of judges from the Independence community. Congratulations to all Teachers of the Year:

Jennifer Rhoades                           Abraham Mallinson Elementary School

Julie Davis                                       Blackburn Elementary School

Elisha Watkinson                           Bryant Elementary School

Mercedes Mendoza                      Cassell Park Elementary School

Susan Keefe                                    Christian Ott Elementary School

Sarah Simmons                              Clifford H. Nowlin Middle School

Jennifer Cardwell                            Fairmount Elementary School

Rebecca Bass                                   George Caleb Bingham Middle School

Laura D’alexis                                   Glendale Elementary School

Josh Brown                                       Hanthorn Early Education

Marci Wooldridge                            Independence Academy

Amanda Layman                              James Bridger Middle School

Levi Smith                                          John W. Luff Elementary School

Raylene Alexander                           Korte Elementary School

April Accurso                                     Little Blue Elementary School

Robert Streich                                    Mill Creek Elementary School

Melanie Moehlmann                        Pioneer Ridge Middle School

Nikki Colwell                                      Procter Elementary School

Stephanie Myers                                Randall Elementary School

Autumn Dickson                                Santa Fe Trail Elementary School

Sarah Hessenius                                Spring Branch Elementary School

Kaytlin Yeisley                                    Sugar Creek Elementary School

Jeana Williams                                   Sunshine Early Education Center

Stephanie Parker                                Sycamore Hills Elementary School

Latoya Dolezilek                                  Thomas Hart Benton Elementary School

Sarah Hart                                             Three Trails Elementary School

Cynthia Lamas Oldenburg                  Truman High School

Lisa Randolph                                        Van Horn High School

Desirae Harrison                                   William Chrisman High School

Elizabeth Smith                                      William Southern Elementary