2023 My Favorite Teacher

2023 My Favorite Teacher

The district received many entries for our annual My Favorite Teacher Contest! Thank you to all who participated.

Congratulations to the following students for placing in the district’s annual contest:

Category K-2 (artwork)
1st Place
Student: Vladyslava Rybachenko, 1st Grade, Van Wyck Elementary
Teacher: Rebecca Petri, Van Wyck Elementary

2nd Place
Student: Ruhi Anand, Kindergarten, Harrisburg Elementary
Teacher: Amy Harris, Harrisburg Elementary

3rd Place
Student: Peyton Johnson, 2nd grade, McDonald Green Elementary
Teacher: Donia Turk, McDonald Green Elementary

Category 3-5 (essay)

1st Place
Student: Ella Shaw, 5th grade, Buford Elementary
Teacher: Amanda Ellis, Buford Elementary

2nd Place
Student: Lillian Brown, 3rd grade, Van Wyck Elementary
Teacher: Elisa Porter, Van Wyck Elementary

3rd place
Student: Greer Steen, 3rd grade, McDonald Green Elementary
Teacher: Tracie Veal, McDonald Green Elementary

Category 6-8 (essay)
1st place
Student: Connor Bryson, 6th grade, Buford Middle
Teacher: Kristina Ray, Buford Middle

2nd place
Student: Lila Grace Phillips, 6th grade, Andrew Jackson Middle
Teacher: Jon Bradley, Andrew Jackson Middle

3rd place
Student: Jonah Shute, 7th grade, South Middle
Teacher: Kayla Plyler, South Middle

Category 9-12 (essay)
1st place
Student: Tylor Benton, 10th grade, Buford High
Teacher: Jareth Bailey, Buford High

2nd place
Student: Cherish Monroe, 9th grade, Lancaster High
Teacher: Daphne Lathan, LCSD Career Center

3rd place
Student: Eli Payne, 9th grade, Indian Land High
Teacher: Brenna Bradley, Indian Land High