2017 Teacher Tributes

The Walsh family honors Elise Eskew Sparks

Thank you for making chorus feel like a second home and allowing me to express myself. Chorus always lifts my spirits and I can’t wait for 3 more years of it!

School: DHS

The Walsh family honors Ayoka Shakir

Thank you for making lit a class I look forward to each day!

School: DHS

The Walsh family honors Henry Tsay

Thank you for making physics a class I enjoy and pushing me to do my best!

School: DHS

The family of Maggie Baca honors Greg Wiseman

We’ve had an amazing 4 years at Winnona Park and are grateful for incredible teachers, administrators, and a wonderfully loving, supportive, positive learning environment.

School: Winnona Park

The family of Troy Weathersby III honors Lauren Parks, Kim Gordon, Zenash Woldegiorgis, Melissa McArthur, Elizabeth Nicholson

The parents of Troy Weathersby would like to thank these awesome Kindergarten teachers and staff at Winnona Park: Ms. Parks, Ms. Gordon, Ms. Zenash, Ms. McArthur, and Ms. Nicholson.  You have all played a huge part in Troy’s growth and development this year and we are so thankful for your unconditional love and support of Troy.  He has learned and grown so much this year because of you!

School: Winnona Park

The family of Asa Bailey honors Eddie Johnson

School: F.AVE

The family of Asa Bailey honors Rodney Thomas

School: F.AVE

The family of Benji Bailey honors John Schellenberg

School: RMS

The family of Benji Bailey honors Jessica Sturm

School: RMS

The family of Lola Conduah honors Kim Houston

School: Winnona Park

The family of Sam Cox honors Amelia Copp

Dear Ms. Copp, we are so grateful for all of your hard work this year. Thanks for being such a wonderful teacher for Sam. Hope you have a relaxing summer! – The Cox Family

School: Glennwood

The family of Madeleine Cox honors Megan Houman

Dear Ms. Houman, thank you for all of your hard work this year. We are so grateful for everything you have taught Madeleine. Wishing you all the best for your graduate program! The Cox Family

School: Glennwood

The family of Ellie Ritter honors Susan Riley

To Susan Riley:

Thank you for all you do for Decatur! Your constant kindness brings so much light.

– Ellie Ritter

School: DHS

The family of Gabi Gould honors Russell Stewart and Camille Pitts

Thank you for teaching Gabi this year! Have a super summer.

School: F.AVE

The family of Isabella Mehretab honors Pam Maxson

Thank you for a great year! Isabella loved being in your class.

School: Westchester

The family of Alison Simmons honors Dr. Cara Cassell

Thank you so much for your encouragement and support!

School: DHS