Eleven Teacher of the Year Nominees Hail from Armstrong


(January 18, 2012) We are proud to announce the following Armstrong alumni were named 2013 Savannah-Chatham Teacher of the Year nominees:
  • Dr. Angela Cuyler-Hunter was one of the five finalists.  She is from Spencer Elementary School and graduated from Armstrong in 1998 with a B.S. in Education.
  • Dr. Selena Travis, of Bartlett Middle School, graduated in 2004 with a Master of Education.
  • Patra Rickman, of Charles Ellis Montessori Academy, graduated in 2006 with a Master of Education.
  • Catherine Moore, of Gould Elementary School, graduated in 1995 with a B.S. in Education.
  • Aida Avendano, of Marshpoint Elementary School, graduated in 1992 with a B.S. in Education.
  • Connie Hinely, of May Howard Elementary School, graduated in 2007 with a Master of Education.
  • Angella W. McCoy, of Gadsden Elementary School, graduated in 2004 with a Bachelor of General Studies and in 2007 with a Master of Education.
  • Tiffany Aliotta, of Jacob G. Smith Elementary School, graduated in 1998 with a B.S. in Education and in 2005 with a Master of Education.
  • Melissa Loy, of Largo-Tibet Elementary School, graduated in 1995 with a B.S. in Education and in 2002 with a Master of Education. 
  • Patricia T. Ryan, of Pulaski Elementary School, graduated in 1990 with a B.S. in Education and in 2001 with a Master of Arts in Education.  
  • Patrick LaPollo, of Mercer Middle School, graduated with a B.A. in Art in 2003 and a Master of Education in 2007.
The 2013 Teacher of the Year Gala was held Thursday, January 12 at the International Trade and Convention Center, where the nominees representing the 51 local public schools and educational programs throughout the Savannah-Chatham district were celebrated.

To learn more about the education programs offered at Armstrong, visit the College of Education homepage.

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