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6 named as JCPS Teacher of the Year finalists

6 named as JCPS Teacher of the Year finalists

March 25th, 2012 in News

Six teachers were named Friday as finalists for the 2012 Jefferson City Public Schools' annual Teacher of the Year program.

The winner will be announced May 3 at the Teacher Appreciation Banquet.

The finalists are:

• Beth Dampf, Jefferson City High School, vocal music teacher.

• David Ganey, Jefferson City High School, science teacher.

• Aaron Gillam, Jefferson City High School, social studies teacher.

• Tina Owens, Belair Elementary School, 3rd grade teacher.

• Jennifer Penserum, preschool teacher at Southwest Early Childhood Center.

• Melissa Vernon, Belair Elementary School, 1st grade teacher.