Ashley Gerald named Hazelwood Teacher of the Year

Ashley Gerald, first grade teacher at Lusher Elementary School – seen here with her class and Superintendent Nettie Collins-Hart – was named the 2018-2019 Hazelwood Teacher of the Year. She is a Hazelwood Central High School graduate and has taught at Lusher Elementary for the past four years; she began teaching in the Hazelwood School District in Spring 2007 and taught previously at both Grannemann and Keeven elementary schools. Katie Hernandez of Jana Elementary School and Stephani Durant of Hazelwood West High School tied for first runner-up.

A Teacher of the Year is named at each school, after which an overall District Teacher of the Year and two runners-up are selected. The Teacher of the Year recipients at the other schools are Lizabeth Johnson, Amy Williams, Paris Bouchard, Jean Goldstein, Monica Warren, Stacey Anderson, Toni Grimes, Jernae Craig, William Kuhnert, Kelsey Bodie, Allison Cooke, Angela Turner, Jaimie Wilmes, Teresa Fiudo, Rachel Johnson, Molly Vatterott, Chelsea Christman, Sharene Brown, Renee Jenner, Cindy Miller, Anna Zakrzewski, Lauren Chadbourne, Joyce Pipes, Matthew Loyet, Mark Hicks, Dorothy Burford, Patrick Rocco and Cassandra Thomas.

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