• 2019 Gold STAR Teacher of the Year

  • 2019 Gold STAR Teacher of the Year

     
    The Neosho Area Chamber of Commerce Education Committee is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 Gold STAR Awards.  The awards were presented to local educators who stand out in their field from the Neosho School District, Neosho Christian School and Crowder College.  The recipients were nominated by area residents, co-workers and students and then judged by the Education Committee of the Neosho Area Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber is proud to present these awards every year in recognition of superior teaching achievement and unselfish service to the students of our area.  The following educators were the 2019 recipients:
     
    Elementary School:  Kelly VanSickle, Kindergarten Teacher at Central Elementary
    Middle School: Ashley Eagleburger, 5th Grade Teacher
    Junior High:  Jonathon Branscum, 7th Grade Social Studies Teacher
    High School:  Rebecca Olivares, Communication Arts Teacher
    Private School:  Heather Reiboldt, English Teacher
    College:  Debra Kennedy, Division Chair – Allied Health Department
     
    Also recognized:
    Classified Staff for Crowder College:  Missy Williams, Administrative Assistant – Financial Aid
     
    Photos of the winners are below. 

              

    Congratulations to the 2019 winners and thank you to all of our area educators on another outstanding year!