The West Virginia Department of Education has announced the finalist for the 2023 Teacher of the Year award. Finalists are educators selected from Elementary, Middle, and High schools throughout West Virginia.
Sarah Bailey, Buffalo Middle School, Wayne County
Lisa Bryant, Point Pleasant Primary School, Mason County
Charity Marstiller, Jefferson High School, Jefferson County
Amber Nichols, Eastwood Elementary School, Monongalia County
David Patrick, DuPont Middle School, Kanawha County
Angel Reed, Fairplain Elementary School, Jackson County
Shawna Safreed, Bridge Street Middle School, Ohio County
Cameron Shannon, Crescent Elementary School, Raleigh County
Tanya Stewart, Gilmer County Elementary School, Gilmer County
Shari Tonkery, Lumbeport Elementary School, Harrison County
An award ceremony to announce the 2023 Teacher of the Year will take place on September 13 at the West Virginia Culture Center in Charleston.