Tyrrell County Schools Celebrates Staff Excellence and Welcomes New Talent!

The Board of Education meeting on May 7th was filled with exciting recognitions and warm welcomes! We're thrilled to celebrate the outstanding contributions of our staff and introduce a new member to the Tyrrell County Schools family.

Employee and Teacher of the Month

  • Employee of the Month: Congratulations to Dawn Johnson, recognized by Principal Brianna Williams on behalf of Amanda Hall-Fleming!
  • EC Teacher of the Month: Laura Spencer-Harris was honored by EC Director Jennifer Mason for her dedication to our early childhood learners.
  • EC Teacher Assistant of the Month: Principal Mary Bridgers presented the award to Emily Armstrong for her exceptional support in the classroom.
  • Child Nutrition Department Super Heroes: A big round of applause for Shaniqua Basnight, Gladys Brickhouse, Faith Harris, Rose Hollis, Kimmy Respass, and Tara Toler, recognized by Director Myra Shoffner for their outstanding service.

Welcome Carson Roughton!

We're delighted to introduce Carson Roughton, a recent graduate of both Columbia Early College High School (Class of 2020) and East Carolina University (Class of 2024) with a Bachelor's degree in Information and Computer Technology! Welcome aboard, Mr. Roughton!

Celebrating Leadership Excellence

Congratulations to Carolyn O'Kelley, who recently completed the prestigious Pirate Leadership Academy at East Carolina University as a Principal Fellow!

A Heartfelt Thank You to Retiring Staff

We extend our deepest gratitude to Gladys Brickhouse (retiring May 31st) and Rose Hollis (retiring June 30th) for their years of dedicated service to Tyrrell County Schools. Additionally, we acknowledge Janet Griffin (retiring June 30th), Lynn Rose (retiring June 30th), and Betty Rose (retired April 30th) who previously announced their retirements.

These individuals have made an incredible impact on countless students and colleagues over the years. Their commitment to our schools is truly appreciated.

Let's Show Our Appreciation!

Please join us in congratulating and thanking all of these outstanding individuals when you see them around the district! Their dedication to Tyrrell County Schools is truly inspiring.