Return to Headlines

School District Announces Its 2022 Teacher and Principal of the Year Finalists

The Cumberland County Schools (CCS) proudly announces its 2022 Teacher and Principal of the Year Finalists:

2022 Teacher of the Year Finalists

  • Kuristan Monroe from Lewis Chapel Middle School
  • Susan Nazario from John Griffin Middle School
  • Dawne Coker from Cumberland Academy
  • Rebecca Criste from Stedman Elementary School
  • Angelina Bennett from Ramsey Street High School
  • Erin Draughon from Gray's Creek Elementary School
  • Deborah (Alison) Lemanski from W.T. Brown Elementary School
  • Shameka Johnson from South View High School
  • Justin Cains from Cumberland Polytechnic High School
  • Daniel Smith from Westover High School

2022 Principal of the Year Finalists

  • Shannon Booth from Spring Lake Middle School
  • Tara Bratcher from Loyd E. Auman Elementary Schools
  • Dr. Shanessa Fenner from W.T. Brown Elementary School
  • Erica Fenner-McAdoo from Howard Hall Elementary School
  • Ann-Marie Palmer from C. Wayne Collier Elementary School
  • Reggie Pinkney from Ramsey Street High School
  • Lisa Stewart from Gray's Creek High School
  • Stephanie Wall Powell from Montclair Elementary School
  • Joy Williams from Luther "Nick" Jeralds Middle School

The district's 2022 Teacher of the Year winner will be announced during a special celebration on September 13 and on October 18, the Principal of the Year winner will be named.