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2023-2024 Teacher of the Year

And the 2023-2024 Glynn County Teacher of the Year is……….
Satilla Marsh Elementary’s Ms. Taylor Priest! Congratulations on this well-deserved honor. You are an exceptional teacher, and we know you will represent our county well. And congratulations to all of our Teachers of the Year.
You all are exemplary teachers with great work ethics and hearts for students. From the speeches last night, it is evident that each of you is passionate about the needs of others and go above and beyond your duties to advocate for all of your students and colleagues. You are absolute rockstars who continue to make an impact on us all!
As you can tell, we’re blessed with the best in Glynn County! #strongerglynn #growleadexcel #weteachglynn
(Pictured above are Brunswick-Golden Isles Chamber of Commerce CEO Ralph Staffins, from left, 2023-2024 Glynn County Teacher of the Year Taylor Priest, Satilla Marsh Elementary Principal Dr. Charlie Frazier, GCSS Superintendent Scott Spence, and Georgia Power Georgia Co. Area Manager Dialo Cartwright). 

Nineteen educators in the Glynn County School System who were named Teacher of the Year at their respective schools will now be considered in the process that will select Glynn County’s 2022-23 Teacher of the Year.


School-level Teachers of the Year are:


  • Katie Howard, FACES Prekindergarten Center/Leaps and Bounds;
  • Stacey Winter, Altama Elementary School;
  • Michaela Atkinson-Walker, Burroughs-Molette Elementary School;
  • Emily Morgan, Glyndale Elementary School;
  • Haley LeGrand, Golden Isles Elementary School;
  • Miranda Geiger, Goodyear Elementary School;
  • Barbara Peeler, Greer Elementary School;
  • Breanna Young, Oglethorpe Point Elementary School;
  • Staci Bennett, St. Simons Elementary School;
  • Taylor Priest, Satilla Marsh Elementary School;
  • Mary Ann Wellman, Sterling Elementary School;
  • Devan Rees, Glynn Middle School;
  • Octavia Cash, Jane Macon Middle School;
  • Victoria Ramirez, Needwood Middle School;
  • Natasha Donley, Risley Middle School;
  • Erica Johnston, Brunswick High School;
  • Chas Bumgardner, Glynn Academy;
  • Rachel Yeargan, Golden Isles Career Academy;
  • Heather Parent, Alternative Programs; and
  • Haley LeGrand, Special Education.