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York School District 1 Announces 2022-2023 Teachers of the Year & Support Staff of the Year

York School District One is excited to announce the 2022-2023 Teachers of the Year and Support Staff Members of the Year! 

Teachers of the Year: 

Cotton Belt Elementary: Rita Woodley, 3rd Grade Teacher 
Harold C Johnson Elementary: Jessica Chapman, 4th Grade Teacher 
Hickory Grove - Sharon Elementary: Denise Krell, 1st Grade Teacher 
Hunter Street Elementary: Courtney McSwain, 1st Grade Teacher 
Jefferson Elementary: Barrett Courtwright, 2nd Grade Teacher 
York Intermediate: Ashleigh Erb, Special Education Teacher 
York Middle: Michelle Shaver, 7th Grade Science Teacher 
York Comprehensive High: Chief Stephen Shepard, Navy JROTC 
Floyd D Johnson Technology Center: Josh Williams, Agriculture Teacher 
 

Support Staff Members of the Year: 

Cotton Belt Elementary: Paige Timmons, Computer Lab Instructional Assistant 
Harold C Johnson Elementary: Gayle Dover, Special Education Instructional Assistant 
Hickory Grove - Sharon Elementary: Elizabeth “Beth” Moore, School Nurse 
Hunter Street Elementary: Sarah “Vaughn” Adams, Custodian 
Jefferson Elementary: Tiffany Brown, PowerSchool Secretary 
York Intermediate: Juanita Wright, ISS Instructional Assistant 
York Middle: William Dixon, Custodian 
York Comprehensive High: Sharon McKown, Bookkeeper 
Floyd D Johnson Technology Center: Sam Brown, Custodian 
Transportation: Lester Farmer, Bus Driver 
Central Office: Olga Menendez, Parent Educator