Ernie Cooper (left), this year’s Greater Bartow Chamber of Commerce Education Committee chairman, is joined by Jacqueline Byrd and Lea Ann Thomas as they present Teachers of the Year and School Related Employees with Community Investment Certificates from Polk County Public Schools. Byrd is the Deputy Superintendent and Thomas this year’s President of the Greater Bartow Chamber of Commerce.
Among those honored who were not present were:
• Tyrone Cooper, Bartow Middle School Related Employee of the Year
• Sue Campbell, Spessard L. Holland Teacher of the Year
• Robert Driver, Traviss Career Center Teacher of the Year
• Armentha Ducking, Traviss Career Center School Related Employee of the Year
Others who were not able to attend had their certificates accepted for them by others.