Educators finalists for Excellence in Education Awards
Six area teachers and schools will be honored as finalists at the Professional Oklahoma Educators Foundation Excellence in Education Awards banquet in April.
The Excellence in Education Awards banquet will take place April 13 in Oklahoma City. All finalists from across the state will be honored for the six merit award categories and the two character award categories. Then, one winner from each of the eight categories will be announced. The banquet recognizes and rewards Oklahoma educators who demonstrate a commitment to their students in teaching strength of character and excellence in the classroom.
School Character Award: Elgin Middle School, Elgin, Melissa Hitt, administrator; Lawton Eisenhower High School, Charlotte Oates, administrator;
Teacher Character Award: Melissa Evon, Elgin Middle School;
Junior High Merit Award: Anita West, Elgin Middle School;