Escambia County’s Top 10 Teachers Announced

November 30, 2018

Escambia County’s Top 10 Teachers of the Year have been announced

They are:

Katie Brand — West Florida High School
Austin Courson — Tate High School
Betsy Eggart — R. C. Lipscomb Elementary School
Danielle Fryman — Brown Barge Middle School
Amanda Long — Hellen Caro Elementary School
Caleb Lovely — Warrington Middle School School
Erica Minchew — Kingsfield Elementary School
Alanna Rohling — Lincoln Park Primary School
Kanisha White — Navy Point Elementary School
Erica Zink — West Pensacola Elementary School

The top 10 will interview before a selection committee, and five will be scheduled for classroom visits. The winner will be announced at the Golden Apple Dinner in February.


7 Responses to “Escambia County’s Top 10 Teachers Announced”

  1. Allison Atkinson on December 5th, 2018 9:32 am

    CONGRATS Mrs. Minchew! We are so lucky to have you this year! The kids in your classroom look forward to your lessons and your amazing classroom transformations! You are certainly one of the most gifted educators I have ever encountered! #thinklikeascientist

  2. Bonnie Exner on December 1st, 2018 3:25 pm

    Congratulations to all the finalists for being recognized by their peers for outstanding performances in their chosen profession;
    THE PROFESSION THAT LEADS TO ALL OTHER PROFESSIONS!!.Also to answer the question from MJ..the apples are made of metal..polised brass..I believe..from one of the ECSD FINALISTS OF 2002☺☺

  3. Ton Grammer on November 30th, 2018 7:45 pm

    Congratulations Austin! Happy for you, well deserved! Keep up the great job!

  4. MJ on November 30th, 2018 2:24 pm

    Are those apples metal or plastic???

  5. Traci Shaw on November 30th, 2018 2:01 pm

    Betsy Eggart is an incredible teacher! She has helped my son tremendously and I appreciate her!

  6. Donna Majors on November 30th, 2018 10:05 am

    Mrs Eggart is such an amazing teacher and we are so blessed to have her teach our granddaughter, Sienna. Sienna loves school, loves her teacher and loves reading and has learned so much this year ..thanks Mrs Eggart! You deserve this award and much more. – Donna Majors

  7. Karen on November 30th, 2018 8:59 am

    Congratulations Betsy!!

Have a comment on this story?

We welcome your comments on this story, but there are some rules to follow::

(1) Be Nice. No comments that slander another, no racism, no sexism, no personal attacks.

(2) No Harrassing Comments. If someone says something bad about you, don't respond. That's childish.

(3) No Libel. That's saying something is not true about someone. Don't do it.

(4) Keep it clean. Nothing vulgar, obscene or sexually related. No profanity or obvious substitutions. Period.

(5) reserves the right to remove any comments that violate our rules or we think to be inappropriate. We are not responsible for what is posted. Comments may not appear right away until they are approved by a moderator.

(6) Limit your comments to the subject in this story only, and limit comments to 300 words or less. Do not post copyrighted material. Comments will not be added to stories that are over 30 days old.

(7) No posts may advertise a commercial business or political group, or link to another commercial web site or political site of any kind.