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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Title Sponsor
Ed Voyles

Co-title Sponsor
Marietta Power

Honor Sponsors




Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

Brunswick Zone - Delk Road

Brunswick Zone XL - Kennesaw

Center for Puppetry Arts

Chick-fil-A @ Marietta Trade Center

Chiropractic Total Health Care, LLC

CitruSolution of West Cobb

Cobb County Community Services Board

Cobb Hardware Company

Credit Union of Georgia

Fabric & Fringe Warehouse

GA School Supply

High Museum of Art

Hoppy's Car Wash

Renaissance Waverly

The Penstock Group, Inc.

MCS Celebrates Teachers & Employees, May 28
Marietta City Schools (MCS) honored teachers and school system employees during its annual awards celebration. Stormi Johnson, a third-grade mathematics and science teacher at Marietta Center for Advanced Academics (MCAA) was named the 2014 System Teacher of the Year. Dr. Emily Lembeck, MCS Superintendent made the announcement at the district's Annual Teacher of the Year and Employee Awards Ceremony held May 28, 2013. The event was made possible thanks to the financial support of Ed Voyles Automotive Group, Marietta Power & Water, ICS, Credit Union of Georgia and other Cobb/Marietta businesses, their generosity and sponsorship were invaluable in making the event a success. More»

Ed Voyles TOTY
MCS System Teacher of the Year, 2014

Teacher of the Year

Stormi Johnson, Marietta Center for Advanced Academics

Teachers of the Year, 2013- 2014

Teachers of the Year
Gene Howell, A.L. Burruss Elementary

Miriam White, Dunleith Elementary

Julie Winsor, Hickory Hills Elementary

Judith Arbelo-Weber, Lockheed Elementary

Stormi Johnson,
Marietta Center for Advanced Academics

Rachel Morrissey, Park Street Elementary
Kristen Dawson,
Sawyer Road Elementary

Carrie Reeser, West Side Elementary

Karen Hirons,
Marietta Sixth Grade Academy

Kayce Grogan-Wallace,
Marietta Middle School

Barbara Manwell, Marietta High School

Outstanding New Employees, 2013
The Outstanding New Employee Award recognizes those new employees who have distinguished themselves through their performance.

Outstanding New Employees
Amber Brandt Smith, A.L. Burruss Elementary

Beth Ogletree, Central Office

Sarah Shirley, Department of Special Services

Kerrie Bettes, Dunleith Elementary

Christina Smith, Hickory Hills Elementary

Brandon Chason, Marietta Center for Advanced Academics

Jose Alfaro, Marietta High School

Thomas Furr, Marietta Middle School
Cynthia DeLuz, Marietta PLC

Ta’Baris Hooks, Marietta Sixth Grade Academy

Amanda Montgomery, Park Street Elementary

Jessica Strickland, Sawyer Road Elementary

Kimberly Gunter-Ellis, Transportation

Brenda Coney, West Side Elementary

Outstanding Educational Support Employees, 2013 The Outstanding Educational Support Employee Award recognizes those classified employees who distinguish themselves through their dedicated service to the system.

Outstanding Educational Support
Andrea Langston, A.L. Burruss Elementary

Tommy Maxwell, Central Office

Susan Herr, Department of Special Services

Nancy McIlwaine, Dunleith Elementary

Lindsay Stippich, Hickory Hills Elementary

Dennis Davis, Lockheed Elementary

Denvar McFarlane, Marietta Center for Advanced Academics

Tamara Osburn, Marietta High School
Paula Schafer, Marietta Middle School

Dianne Terrell, Marietta PLC

Andrea Shelton, Marietta Sixth Grade Academy

Fran Rosa, Park Street Elementary

Paulette Goldwire, Sawyer Road Elementary

Patty Rocco, Transportation

Minnie Follrath, West Side Elementary

Foretta Broussard, School Nutrition

Outstanding Certified Employees, 2013
The Outstanding Certified Employee Award recognizes a teacher, counselor, media specialist, psychologist, social worker or administrator who has distinguished themselves through their service to the school system.

Outstanding Certified Employee
Connie Borkowski, A.L. Burruss Elementary

Lynda Holman, Central Office

Kate Huntley, Department of Special Services

Carolyn Wills, Dunleith Elementary

Vilma Thomas, Hickory Hills Elementary

Kathleen Gresham, Lockheed Elementary
Amy Dillon, Marietta Center for Advance Academics

Chenedra Corbin, Marietta High School

James Guthrie, Marietta Middle School

Stephany Lyons, Marietta PLC

Ashley Powell, Marietta Sixth Grade Academy

Helen Jones, Park Street Elementary

Toni Lujan-Greene, West Side Elementary

Customer Service Excellence Award, 2013
The Customer Service Excellence Award recognizes a Marietta City school or work site that provides outstanding or noteworthy service to customers.

Customer Service Award
Dr. Tim Jones, Principal, Marietta Middle School,

Class-E Tech Award, 2013
The Class-E Technology Award recognizes educators that are taking full advantage of technology tools to innovate within the educational setting district-wide.

Class-E Tech Award
Beverly Walthour, Marietta Middle School

Rose Wing Teacher of Promise Award, 2013
Ms. Rose Wing Jr., presented the Rose Wing Teacher of Promise Award to Katy Eason, a teacher at Sawyer Road Elementary, in memoriam to Mrs. Rose Wing who taught for 42 years at Marietta City Schools. The award established in 2013 recognizes young teachers with 2-5 years of teaching experience who embody the extraordinary ability and spirit that Mrs. Wing brought to the profession.

Rose Wing Teacher of Promise Award
Ms. Rose Wing Jr. and Katy Eason, Sawyer Road Elementary

Superintendent’s Awards 2013
Superintendent's Awards are presented to those employees who are deemed to deserve special recognition for their contributions to their school or work site, and the system overall.

Superintendent's Award
Laura Gary-Michel, Marietta High School

Superintendent's Award
Linda Hutchinson, Marietta Center for Advanced Academics

Superintendent's Award
Shayla Jones, Marietta Performance Learning Center

Board Appreciation Awards, 2013
Board Appreciation Awards are presented by the Board of Education of the City of Marietta to parents or other community members, businesses or organizations that support the system by giving of their time and talents, and are deemed to have made outstanding contributions to the school district.

Board Appreciation
Kiwanis Club of Marietta, Inc., Club President Bobby Tharpe and Judge Mary Staley

The award recognized Kiwanis Club of Marietta for establishing the new Kiwanis Technology Center at Marietta High School (MHS) designed to close the digital divide between students with access to technology in their homes and those without. Kiwanis awarded technology scholarships to a group of 25 deserving MHS juniors entitling them to receive a laptop computer to take home.

Peter E. Quinones, Metro Atlanta Ambulance Service (Not present for photo)

The award recognized Pete E. Quinones, CEO of Metro Ambulance for his valued support and service the school district. Over the years, Metro Ambulance has donated Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) to Marietta City schools, and provided on-site ambulances for MHS football home games and at graduation.

Employee of the Year, 2013

Employee of the Year
Debra R. Woolard,
Marietta High School