The Sampson County Board of Education recognized employees at their May meeting who earned advanced degrees this Spring. Officials said the educators worked hard to receive either bachelor’s, master’s, or doctorate degrees. Pictured, are Abigail Kellam, Union High School; Tiffany DeVane, Union High School; Glenys Estrada-Urbina; Union Intermediate School; Denise B. McLamb, Union Elementary School; Suzanne Rice, Union Elementary School; Jennifer Jones, Midway Elementary School; Ysaura Rodriquez, Midway Elementary School; Diane Best, Roseboro-Salemburg Middle School; and Shajuana Sellers; Roseboro-Salemburg Middle School. Not pictured: Samantha Pruyn, Union Middle School; and Brandi Hayes, Midway Elementary School.
The Sampson County Board of Education recognized educators who received grants in the spring. Pictured, are, Love of Learning grant recipients, Geoffrey Tart; Hobbton High School; Lesley Allen, Midway Middle School; and Anna Gillespie- Sampson Early College High School. Summer Fellowship Recipients are Carol Raines, Midway Elementary School; Amy Leatherwood and Tanya Robinson-Freeman; Union Intermediate School. The Using The Outdoors to Teach Experiential Science (UTOTES) Program recipients are Robbin Cooper, Michelle Milliken, Christina Detwiler, Midway Elementary School; and Diana Herwy, Stormi Moore and Gerald Johnson, Salemburg Elementary School. Not Pictured, Leasa Hodges, MMS; Michelle Smoak, SECHS; David Locklear, LHS; and Lacey Corbett, UES.
Anna-Cater Meyer, an eighth-grade student from Hobbton Middle School, was recognized by the Sampson County Board of Education for winning third place in an essay contest sponsored by the N.C. Bar Association.