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Congratulations to Red Clay's Newest Teacher of the Year Winners!

Congratulations to our newest building-level Teacher of the Year winners! On March 26 Red Clay school leaders, staff and students joined together to announce the 2022 Teacher of Year winners, surprising the winners with flowers, balloons, and supportive messages.


  • Mary Adam, an English teacher at First State School
  • Beth Blohm, a middle school science teacher at Conrad Schools of Science
  • Lowell Buford, a special education teacher and 11th-grade AVID teacher at Thomas McKean High School
  • Lindsey Bulla, a 7th-grade English language arts teacher at Skyline Middle School
  • Alexia Cordrey, a 4th-grade teacher at Forest Oak Elementary School
  • Heather Dunbar, a preschool special education teacher for the Red Clay Early Years Program
  • Meaghan Echeverria, a 1st-grade teacher at Richey Elementary School
  • Nicholas Fillioe, a middle school health and physical education teacher at Cab Calloway School of the Arts
  • Kylee Holliday, a social studies teacher at Alexis I. du Pont High School
  • Ashley Jones, a kindergarten teacher at Richardson Park Elementary School
  • Ashley Kellar, a special education teacher for The Meadowood Program
  • Peter Kelly, a 7th-grade science teacher at Brandywine Springs School
  • Rebekah Lewandowski, an autism specialist at Henry B. du Pont Middle School
  • Matthew Marion, a music teacher at Linden Hill Elementary School
  • Samina Miles, a 1st-grade teacher at Evan G. Shortlidge Academy
  • Shayna Moon, a 1st-grade teacher at Highlands Elementary School
  • Melissa Morris, a 3rd-grade math teacher at Warner Elementary School
  • Jennifer O'Neill, a library media specialist at Heritage Elementary School
  • Christine Paoli, a 2nd-grade Spanish immersion teacher at Marbrook Elementary School
  • Jill Peddrick, an English Learner teacher at William C. Lewis Dual Language Elementary School
  • Shayla Perkins, a 6th-grade social studies teacher at Stanton Middle School
  • Erin Rivera, a 5th-grade teacher at North Star Elementary School
  • Alexis Storm, a 1st-grade teacher at William Cooke Jr. Elementary School
  • Leah Thompson, an 8th-grade English language arts teacher at Alexis I. du Pont Middle School
  • Bridget Wilson, a technology and library teacher at Anna P. Mote Elementary School
  • Kristin Zerbe, an English language arts teacher at The John Dickinson School
  • Denise Zuniga, a 4th-grade special education teacher at Austin D. Baltz Elementary School