'Best and Brightest': NAACP Presents Awards to Springbrook, Blake Staff
MCPS staff and faculty were honored for their efforts by the NAACP Parents' Council.
The end of the school year isn't just a time of celebration for students. This May, parents with the NAACP Parents' Council honored staff and faculty at Montgomery County Public Schools for their efforts with youth.
The Best and The Brightest Award recipients are nominated by students and parents.
The Parents' Council's last meeting of the year is a time of celebration and an opportunity to recognize parents and pay special tribute to our educators, parent Sharon wrote to Patch.
The Best and Brightest Awards program was held on Saturday, May 19 in Rockville. Over 30 MCPS staff members were honored for their efforts with our youth.
The Parents' Council also recognized Dr. Freida Lacey, Dr. Frank Stetson, and Mr. Eric Davis for their years of service to the school district.
In East County, the following staff and faculty were honored:
From James Hubert Blake High:
Vadella Ellis Pope, Science Teacher
Erin Cheung -Chemistry Teacher
Susan Knott, Teacher
Pamela Rowe, Social Studies Teacher
Dr. Omari Daniel, English Teacher
From Springbrook High:
Tammy Patterson, Counselor
Madonna Brown Miles, Counselor
From Briggs Chaney Middle:
Charles Jackson, Math Teacher
Brian Whitmer, Social Studies Teacher