Featured Teacher

Featured Teacher: Alice Stallworth, Tuscaloosa Magnet Elementary School

Congratulations to second-grade Tuscaloosa Magnet Elementary School teacher Alice Stallworth for being this month’s WVUA 23 Featured Teacher. Stallworth was nominated for the award by a student’s parent, who said: “Ms. Stallworth works so hard with endless patientce, kindness and creativity to get her students excited, to foster a love of learning and help them

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Featured Teacher: Chelsea Faulkner, Vance Elementary School

Congratulations to Vance Elementary School first-grade teacher Chelsea Faulkner, who’s WVUA 23’s latest Featured Teacher. Foster was nominated by a parent who said she’s made her daughter love school at Vance even in the wake of a family tragedy. “She is a Godly lady being able to keep herself sane during this terrible time, all

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Featured Teacher: M’Erica Daniels, Woodland Forrest Elementary School

Congratulations to pre-K teacher M’Erica Daniels at Woodland Forrest Elementary School, who is WVUA 23’s latest Featured Teacher! Daniels was nominated by a former student’s parent, who said: Mrs. Daniels goes above and beyond for our children to make sure they receive the proper foundation for them to succeed in kindergarten. She is very hands

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Featured Teacher, April 2021: Amy Hoggle, Westwood Elementary School

Congratulations to Westwood Elementary School’s Amy Hoggle, who is WVUA 23’s latest Featured Teacher. Hoggle was nominated for Featured Teacher by a friend, who said: “Amy has had a rough year. Over the summer she lost her father to COVID-19. She’s been an activist since in promoting mask-wearing and safety measures to try and prevent

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Featured Teacher, March 2021: Linda Conner, Matthews Elementary School

Congratulations to Matthews Elementary School first-grade teacher Linda Conner, who’s WVUA 23’s Featured Teacher for March 2021. Conner was nominated by a student’s parent, who said: “What I love about this teacher most is that over the years I have witnessed her daily impact and support for the entire faculty and every single child. From

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Featured Teacher, January 2021: Katie Guy, Gordo Elementary School

Congratulations to first-grate Gordo Elementary School teacher Katie Guy, who received the WVUA 23 Featured Teacher award for the month of January. Guy was nominated by a student’s parent, who wrote: “This is our son’s first year at Gordo Elementary. Starting a new school during a pandemic with anxiety made this mom super nervous, but

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Featured Teacher, February 2021: Lizzie Williams, Tuscaloosa Magnet Schools, Alberta School of Performing Arts

Congratulations to Lizzie Williams, who teaches at Tuscaloosa Magnet Schools and the Alberta School of Performing Arts for being this month’s Featured Teacher! Williams was nominated for the honor by a student’s parent, who wrote: “Ms. Williams is always positive and is the QUEEN of school spirit, giving a smile or an energetic word of

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Featured Teacher, December 2020: Carleigh Chronister, Northport Elementary School

Congratulations to Northport Elementary School’s Carleigh Chronister for being this month’s Featured Teacher. Chronister was nominated for the award by a student’s parent who said: Mrs. Chronister is so fun and active with her kids. She is constantly posting videos to the parents of them up dancing and singing and making learning fun. With quarantine

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Featured Teacher, November 2020: Sara Ogonowski, Walker Elementary School

Congratulations to Walker Elementary School’s Sara Ogonowski for being November’s Featured Teacher. Ogonowski was nominated for the award by one of her students and his mother. The student’s mother said her son struggles with learning and was discouraged with school before Ms. O entered the picture. “She is soft-spoken, super engaging and has the best

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Featured Teacher, October 2020: Ashley Clary, Greensboro Middle School

Congratulations to Ashley Clary from Greensboro Middle School. She’s this month’s Featured Teacher! A parent with a child in Clary’s class nominated her for the award, saying: “Ms. Clary is truly amazing. With us being in a pandemic I know it has been hard on all of us, especially the teachers because they literally had

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Featured Teacher, September 2020: Chandra Minor, Brent Elementary School

Congratulations to Chandra Minor from Brent Elementary School, who is this month’s Featured Teacher! Minor was nominated for the award by one of her students’ parents. Here’s an excerpt: “Nothing makes your heart beat stronger than a happy child who loves her teacher, loves school and is excited each and every day to wake up

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FEATURED TEACHER, APRIL 2020: TUSCALOOSA CITY SCHOOLS NUTRITION PROGRAM WORKERS

Each month WVUA 23 along with Shelton State Community College and Bryant Bank honor teachers in our community who go above and beyond for their students. Featured Teacher has looked a little different over the past two months, but there are still so many people in the community who continue doing incredible work for our

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FEATURED TEACHER, APRIL 28, 2020: TUSCALOOSA COUNTY SCHOOL SYSTEM FEEDING PROGRAM

Each month, WVUA 23 News, along with Shelton State Community College and Bryant Bank, honor teachers in our community who go above and beyond for their students. But this month in the wake of unprecedented times, we wanted to recognize the employees and volunteers from the Tuscaloosa County School System’s feeding program. We know every

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FEATURED TEACHER, FEBRUARY 2020: MACIE SMITH, ENGLEWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Congratulations to Macie Smith from Englewood Elementary School for being this month’s Featured Teacher. WVUA 23’s Chelsea Barton and Shelton State Community College President Bill Ashley presented Smith with her award and shared some words from the student’s parent who nominated her for the honor. “Ms. Smith has truly been a blessing to our son

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FEATURED TEACHER, JANUARY 2020: SGT. MAJ. KENNETH DRAKE, TUSCALOOSA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL

Congratulations to Sgt. Maj. Kenneth Drake from Tuscaloosa County High School for being this month’s Featured Teacher. WVUA 23’s Chelsea Barton and Shelton State Community College President Bill Ashley presented Drake with his award and shared some words from the former student who nominated him for the honor. “Sgt. Maj. Drake not only helped me

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FEATURED TEACHER, NOVEMBER 2019: CORY MOORE, DAVIS-EMERSON MIDDLE SCHOOL

Congratulations to Cory Moore from Davis-Emerson Middle School for being November 2019’s Featured Teacher. WVUA 23’s Chelsea Barton and Shelton State Community College President Bill Ashley presented the award to coach Moore Dec. 5. “Mr. Moore goes over and beyond for his students,” the nominator wrote. “From getting them clothes, shoes, food, he makes sure

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WVUA 23’S FEATURED TEACHER: ANNSLEY HALL, WALKER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Congratulations to Annsley Hall of Walker Elementary School! She’s October’s Featured Teacher, brought to you by Shelton State Community College. Here’s an excerpt from Hall’s nomination form: “I want Miss Hall to know she is a game changer to my son and the other 21 kids. You see it in their eyes and the way

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FEATURED TEACHER SEPTEMBER 2019: AMIE WEEKS, HUNTINGTON PLACE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Congratulations to Amie Weeks from Huntington Place Elementary School! She’s this month’s Featured Teacher, brought to you by Shelton State Community College. Here’s a small excerpt from Ms. Weeks’ nomination form, sent in by a parent of one of her students. “Students enter her classroom and are like a mystery box. Some have areas that

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