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FULTON COUNTY, Ga. -- The Fulton County School System's top employees will be honored on Friday, Nov. 11 during a recognition luncheon at the Georgia World Congress Center.

More than 900 employees, business partners and special guests will pay tribute to these notable educators, including Shelby Steinhauer, the district's Overall Teacher of the Year.

"This occasion allows us to celebrate our employees' dedication, thank them for their contributions and treat them like the superstars they are," said Superintendent Dr. Robert Avossa. "We are grateful to the Fulton Education Foundation for generously sponsoring and hosting this annual event."

All Employees of the Year will receive special gifts from the Fulton Education Foundation, while the top five honorees will get cash prizes and presents from Bvlgari, eBryIT and Layer3 Communications.

The 2011-2012 Teachers and Professionals of the Year are:

Abbott Hill Elementary, Johns Creek
* Teacher: Mary-Kathryn McCullars
* Professional: Terri Carcaterra

Alpharetta Elementary
* Teacher: Melanie Morgan
* Professional: Kathleen Cregge

Barnwell Elementary, Johns Creek
* Teacher: Lauren Papadakis
* Professional: Susan LeBaron

Bethune Elementary, College Park
* Teacher: Tameka Bonner
* Professional: Sherry Powell

Birmingham Falls Elementary, Milton
* Teacher: Bonny Sickinger
* Professional: Alex Dean

Brookview Elementary, East Point
* Teacher: Teresa Merriweather
* Professional: Gisela Mangus

Campbell Elementary, Fairburn
* Teacher: Stephani Holbrook
* Professional: Kathleen Ratliff

Cliftondale Elementary, College Park
* Teacher: Marcus Borders
* Professional: Frederick Green

Cogburn Woods Elementary, Milton
* Teacher: Lisa Roberts
* Professional: Ashley Kirbas

College Park Elementary
* Teacher: Jenise Robinson
* Professional: Earline Brown

Conley Hills Elementary, East Point
* Teacher: Kathy Brown
* Professional: Jenga-Amani Randle

Crabapple Crossing Elementary, Milton
* Teacher: Michelle Cygielman
* Professional: Marty Nation

Creek View Elementary, Alpharetta
* Teacher: Daniel Hodge
* Professional: Kim Foresman

Dolvin Elementary, Johns Creek
* Teacher: Jenny Petrina
* Professional: Donia Teagle

Dunwoody Springs Elementary, Sandy Springs
* Teacher: Jessica Sevin
* Professional: Terry Black

Feldwood Elementary, College Park
* Teacher: Krista Davis-Brown
* Professional: Debra Chambers

Findley Oaks Elementary, Johns Creek
* Teacher: Ariel Flinn
* Professional: Donna Bostedo

Gullatt Elementary, Union City
* Teacher: Hazel Thompson
* Professional: Angela Smith

Hamilton Holmes Elementary, East Point
* Teacher: Karen Artis
* Professional: Clyde Wright

Hapeville Elementary
* Teacher: Fred Latschar
* Professional: Dorothy Copeland

Heards Ferry Elementary, Sandy Springs
* Teacher: Shannon Mulcahy
* Professional: Carlos Martinez

Hembree Springs Elementary, Roswell
* Teacher: Kristen Reittenbach
* Professional: Alberto Rocha

Heritage Elementary, College Park
* Teacher: Laraunde Brinkley
* Professional: Charlotte Boykin

High Point Elementary, Sandy Springs
* Teacher: Tiffany Churchwell
* Professional: Susan Ware

Hillside Elementary, Roswell
* Teacher: Molly Petry
* Professional: Nan Janis

Ison Springs Elementary, Sandy Springs
* Teacher: Jillian Wilson
* Professional: Anthony Farmer

Esther Jackson Elementary, Roswell
* Teacher: Sara Snyder
* Professional: Jenny Smentek

Lake Forest Elementary, Sandy Springs
* Teacher: Megan Vrono
* Professional: Michelle Acosta

Seaborn Lee Elementary, College Park
* Teacher: Keya Alston
* Professional: Aprele Griffin

S.L. Lewis Elementary, College Park
* Teacher: Shena Small
* Professional: Richard Gibson

Liberty Point Elementary, Union City
* Teacher: Curtis Pettway
* Professional: Garolyn Grooms

Manning Oaks Elementary, Alpharetta
* Teacher: Ashley Rolader
* Professional: Rita Loadholt

Medlock Bridge Elementary, Johns Creek
* Teacher: Heather Cox
* Professional: MichaelAnn Finn

Mimosa Elementary, Roswell
* Teacher: Tiffany Waller
* Professional: Johnny Greene

Mt. Olive Elementary, East Point
* Teacher: Bridget Bailey
* Professional: Asuamah Yeboah

Mountain Park Elementary, Roswell
* Teacher: Kelly Canavan
* Professional: Lori Cloaninger

New Prospect Elementary, Alpharetta
* Teacher: Beth Lowery
* Professional: Stacie Schagren

Love T. Nolan Elementary, College Park
* Teacher: Selena McNeill
* Professional: Denise Favors

Northwood Elementary, Roswell
* Teacher: Kimberly Dahl
* Professional: Laura Williams

Oak Knoll Elementary, East Point
* Teacher: Tamica Walker
* Professional: Jacqueline Fauntleroy

Oakley Elementary, Union City
* Teacher: Nefertiti Singleton
* Professional: Brenda Truitt

Ocee Elementary, Johns Creek
* Teacher: Cheryl McCollum
* Professional: Jenny Powers

Palmetto Elementary
* Teacher: Cassandra Coleman
* Professional: LaTonya Cleveland

Parklane Elementary, East Point
* Teacher: Kelvin Buckley
* Professional: Cassandra Doss

Randolph Elementary, Atlanta
* Teacher: Emma Tyree Thornton
* Professional: Brenda Anusiem

Renaissance Elementary, Fairburn
* Teacher: Marcus Smith
* Professional: Mary Reed

River Eves Elementary, Roswell
* Teacher: Lani Davies
* Professional: Madeline Vogel

Roswell North Elementary
* Teacher: Martha Powell
* Professional: Laura McCallion

Shakerag Elementary, Johns Creek
* Teacher: Krissy Landers
* Professional: Karen James

Spalding Drive Charter Elementary, Sandy Springs
* Teacher: Frank Burns
* Professional: Ellen Fenoglio

State Bridge Crossing Elementary, Johns Creek
* Teacher: Leslie Williams
* Professional: Wendy Rinesmith

Stonewall Tell Elementary, College Park
* Teacher: LaMetra Dismuke
* Professional: Corey Griffin

Summit Hill Elementary, Milton
* Teacher: Susie Smith
* Professional: Kim Sugar

Sweet Apple Elementary, Roswell
* Teacher: Marcia Mika
* Professional: Vicki Wilhelm

Tubman Elementary, College Park
* Teacher: Shaikara Adams
* Professional: Beverly Wright

Evoline West Elementary, Fairburn
* Teacher: Yolanda Perkins Lawrence
* Professional: Sam Scott

Wilson Creek Elementary, Johns Creek
* Teacher: Andrea Meister
* Professional: Candi Alphonso

Woodland Elementary, Sandy Springs
* Teacher: Jamie Husack
* Professional: Kamisha Botts

Autrey Mill Middle, Johns Creek
* Teacher: Kevin Cown
* Professional: Jerry Adrien

Bear Creek Middle, Fairburn
* Teacher: Donna Benjamin
* Professional: Judy Richards

Camp Creek Middle, College Park
* Teacher: Jacqueline Souffrant
* Professional: Loretta Smith

Crabapple Middle, Roswell
* Teacher: Marguerite Pettay
* Professional: Jane Connell

Elkins Pointe Middle, Roswell
* Teacher: Mary Ellen Phillips
* Professional: Ainara Sorozabal

Haynes Bridge Middle, Alpharetta
* Teacher: Scott Fowler
* Professional: Janet Reich

Holcomb Bridge Middle, Alpharetta
* Teacher: Jennifer Foil
* Professional: Stanley Eastman

Hopewell Middle, Milton
* Teacher: Carrie Whissel
* Professional: Patty Houghton

McNair Middle, College Park
* Teacher: Ray Clark
* Professional: Kenny Gumbs

Northwestern Middle, Milton
* Teacher: Angel Owens
* Professional: Katie Campbell

Renaissance Middle, Fairburn
* Teacher: Ashley Russell
* Professional: Michelle Crawford

Ridgeview Middle, Sandy Springs
* Teacher: Kelly Stewart
* Professional: Antoinette Jean

River Trail Middle, Johns Creek
* Teacher: W. Cliff Roberts
* Professional: Joan Conant

Sandtown Middle, Atlanta
* Teacher: Sarkino Walker
* Professional: Alonzo Lee

Sandy Springs Charter Middle
* Teacher: Amanda Kail
* Professional: Zdenka Spackova

Taylor Road Middle, Johns Creek
* Teacher: Julie Ray
* Professional: Kim Olver

Webb Bridge Middle, Alpharetta
* Teacher: Brooke Scharfstein
* Professional: Judy Whitmire

Paul D. West Middle, East Point
* Teacher: Martha Owens
* Professional: Lynne Raiford-Carr

Woodland Middle, East Point
* Teacher: Charles Chester
* Professional: Matt Bosarge

Alpharetta High
* Teacher: Tina Robertson Johnson
* Professional: Carmen Walle-Berrones

Banneker High, College Park
* Teacher: Michael Rozier
* Professional: Charles Callahan

Centennial High, Roswell
* Teacher: Ben Crosby
* Professional: Kathy McGonegal

Chattahoochee High, Johns Creek
* Teacher: Paula Barbin
* Professional: George Walker

Creekside High, Fairburn
* Teacher: Sabrina Nicols-Johnson
* Professional: William Harrison

Independence High, Alpharetta
* Teacher: Sharmilla Roy
* Professional: Connie Michel

Johns Creek High
* Teacher: Young Kim
* Professional: Diane Justice

Langston Hughes High, Fairburn
* Teacher: Mia Thrash
* Professional: Arlevia Carter

Milton High
* Teacher: Shelby Steinhauer
* Professional: Doreen Apollo

North Springs High, Sandy Springs
* Teacher: Ingrid Byrd Troup
* Professional: Colleen Wheat

Northview High, Johns Creek
* Teacher: Benjamin McClain
* Professional: Chris Harkey

Riverwood High, Sandy Springs
* Teacher: Amy Hughley
* Professional: Franklin Manson

Roswell High
* Teacher: Atalie Omen
* Professional: Angie Miller

Tri-Cities High, East Point
* Teacher: Latasha Jones
* Professional: Kathy Hale

Westlake High, East Point
* Teacher: Chantrise Sims Holliman
* Professional: James Almond

North Fulton Crossroads, Roswell
* Teacher: Lauree Lau
* Professional: Dominique Mobley

South Fulton Crossroads, Union City
* Teacher: Terence Driger
* Professional: Debara Walker-Hartsfield

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