TEACHER OF THE YEAR

Each district nominates a teacher of the year at fall workshops, with the winners competing for the Florida Scholastic Press Association Teacher of the Year award announced at the spring convention.

2018 -- Kevin Patterson District 3 Oviedo High School

2017 -- Brit Taylor District 3 Hagerty High School | Oviedo

2016 -- Judy Cannaday District 4 Palm Harbor University High School

2015 – Jonathan Hampton District 2 Bellview High school| Ocala

2014 – Joe Humphrey District 4 Hillsborough High School | Tampa

2013 – Carol Neal District 7 Westminster Academy | Fort Lauderdale

2012 – Steven Jay Thor District 7 Deerfield Beach High School | Deerfield Beach

2011 – Renee Burke District 3 Boone High School | Orlando

2010 -- Elizabeth Cardenas District 6 Felix Varela Sr. High School | Miami

2009 – Linda Evanchyk District 1 Choctawhatchee High School | Fort Walton Beach

2008 — Dianne Burd District 3 Lake Mary High School

2007 — Karla Kennedy District 6 Miami Norland Senior High School | Miami

2006 — Suzanne Alioto District 7 Nova High School | Davie

2005 – Deborah Jepson District 3 Oviedo High School | Oviedo

2004 – Christie Gold District 4 Freedom High School | Tampa

2003 – Carl Zimmermann District 4 Palm Harbor High School

2002 – Krista Smith District 4 | Tampa

2001 – Susan O’Connor District 6 | Miami

2000 – Faye Milner District 2 Lincoln High School | Tallahassee

1999 – Anne G. Whitt District 3 Dr. Phillips High School | Orlando

1998 – Karen C. Herzog District 6 G. Holmes Braddock Senior High School | North Miami Beach

1997 – Marge Craig District 5 Cape Coral High School | Cape Coral

1996 – Terry Lewers Sollazzo District 4 Jefferson High School | Tampa

1995 – Linda Evanchyk District 1 Choctawhatchee High School | Fort Walton Beach

1994 – Beverly Reinschmidt District 1 Tate High School | Pensacola

1993 – Susse Mabie District 3 Oviedo High School | Oviedo

1992 – Rik McNeill District 4 Countryside High School

1991 – Jill Maassen District 5 DeSoto High School | Arcadia

1990 – Betty Sue Wren District 1 Escambia High School | Pensacola

1989 – Marion Parten District 5 Cypress Lake High School | Ft. Myers

1988 – Judy Steverson First Morty Schaap Journalism Teacher of the Year District 2 Leon High School | Tallahassee



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