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Board of Educations recognizes teachers, staff

Lyons, Bolick and Elliott at BoE Meeting

The Board of Education recognized Jeff Lyons and Monica Bolick who were recently awarded with Wade Brown Award for Community Involvement

from the Boone Chamber of Commerce. Lyons and Bolick accepted the awards on behalf of the WCS Transportation and Child Nutrition

departments for their efforts in feeding students over the course of the pandemic. 

 

Yolanda Adams with Scott Elliott

The board also recognized Watauga County Schools Family Resources Coordinator Yolanda Adams who was recently awarded the Baker/Jones Woman

of the Year Award from the Boone Chamber of Commerce. 

 

Marcella with Story and Rush

The board recognized two exceptional children teachers, Amanda Storey and Kelly Rush, who were both named Extraordinarily Exceptional

Educators — a yearly distinction for professional excellence voted on by their peers. They are pictured with Watauga County Schools Director of

Exceptional Children’s Education Dr. Mike Marcella. 

 

Elliott with Marcella

The school board recognized Watauga County Schools Director of Exceptional Children’s Education Dr. Mike Marcella who was recently

presented with the Distinguished Service Award from the North Carolina Council for the Administration of Special Education.