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NBISD announces Campus Teachers of the Year

New Braunfels ISD proudly announces this year’s Campus Teachers of the Year recipients. These individuals will be honored at the April 24th NBISD Excellence Awards. They will be considered for NBISD Elementary or Secondary Teacher of the Year, which NBISD will also announce at the event. From there, two district teachers of the year will advance to the regional competition, hoping to be named a Texas Teacher of the Year. 

Photos of the Campus Teachers of the Year can be found online here.
Carl Schurz – Eluz Pérez Bonilla, 1st Grade Teacher
County Line – DeeDee Mims, 2nd Grade Teacher
Klein Road – Joey Curtin, 4th Grade Math & Science Teacher
Lamar – Marci Walther, 5th Grade Math Teacher
Lone Star – Isabel Cooper, Pre-K Teacher
Memorial – Cathleen Jenkerson, Art Teacher
Seele – Holly Kennedy, Art Teacher
Veramendi – Christine George, Reading Intervention Teacher
Voss Farms – Anissa Villarreal, 5th Grade Math & Science Teacher
Walnut Springs – Karen Mueller, Intervention DYS Teacher
New Braunfels Middle School – Melinda Kniseley, Algebra 1 Teacher & Math Department Chair
Oak Run Middle School – Camilla Hubbard, 7th & 8th Grade Social Studies Teacher
Ninth Grade Center – Gina Schmid, Reading Teacher
New Braunfels High School – Bambi Narvarte, Reading Intervention Teacher
School of Choice – Michelle Whitlock Price, English Intervention Teacher
"For several decades, we have sponsored this recognition program to highlight the amazing and talented teachers found throughout the district," said Rebecca Villarreal, the NBISD Teacher of the Year Coordinator. "They are each shining star, and we look forward to honoring each of them for their dedication to the youth of our community.”
The Teacher of the Year recognition program is intended to honor excellence in the classroom and provide a forum to showcase outstanding educators whose efforts and example have inspired their students, their colleagues, and the community they serve. All recipients must:

  • demonstrate outstanding leadership and excellence in teaching
  • take an active role in their communities as well as their schools
  • be professional, poised, and articulate
  • inspire a love of learning in students of all backgrounds and abilities
  • be skillful, dedicated teachers who plan to actively continue classroom teaching
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