2013 - 2014 Teachers of the Year


Stormi Johnson - Marietta City School District Teacher of the Year

Stormi Johnson was born in 1974 in Sandusky, Ohio. Soon after high school graduation in 1993, she married her high school sweetheart, Jim. By 1997, they were blessed with two sons, Logan and Owen. Soon after, she became involved with education working as a preschool teacher. In 1999, Johnson went back to school to pursue her Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education. After graduation, her family moved to Georgia and Johnson became a member of the Marietta City School family. Johnson taught third grade at Lockheed Elementary, serving three years as the grade level inclusion teacher. In 2011, she moved to Marietta Center for Advanced Academics where she now serves as a third grade team leader, Data Team Lead, as well as serving as the RTI Coordinator. She received her Master's and Educational Specialist degree from Nova Southeastern University in Curriculum Management Instruction and Administration.

Rhonda Lokey - Cobb County School District Teacher of the Year

Rhonda Lokey is currently in her 32nd year as an educator. Lokey is originally from Covington, Ga. and earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Georgia College. She also has a Master's degree in Middle Grades Education from Georgia State University. Lokey's extensive teaching experience includes schools in Newton County, Atlanta City at the Ron Clark Academy and 25 years in the Cobb County School District. In addition to classroom teaching, Lokey has served as a Learner Support Strategist, an Instructional Technology Specialist, and an Instructional Lead Teacher. Currently Lokey teaches sixth grade Humanities at Campbell Middle School, an International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme World School. Lokey is married to Charlie Lokey and they enjoy traveling both for pleasure and for mission work.

A.L. Burruss Elementary School
Gene Howell


Acworth Elementary School
Peggy Clay


Addison Elementary School
Susie Blunk

Allatoona High School
Tina Stanton

Argyle Elementary School
Lisa Lockwood

Austell Elementary School
Allison King

Awtrey Middle School
Sherri Thurman

Baker Elementary School
Paula Zaragoza

Barber Middle School
Andrew Wolfgang

Bells Ferry Elementary School
Teresa White

Belmont Hills Elementary School
Joy Miles Banik

Big Shanty Elementary School
Vaseem Mohammed

Birney Elementary School
LaJuana Donnelly Delaney

Blackwell Elementary School
Tovah Martin

Brown Elementary School
Sue Dollar

Brumby Elementary School
William Dryden

Bryant Elementary School
Freda Gaither

Bullard Elementary School
Katie Talley Greene

Campbell High School
Sandra Yoder

Campbell Middle School
Rhonda Lokey

Chalker Elementary School
Karin Severin

Chattahoochee Technical College
Hollie Queen

Cheatham Hill Elementary School
Megan Huss

Clarkdale Elementary School
Rhonda Dickerson

Clay Elementary School
Ellen Mason

Compton Elementary School
Ophelia Buchanan

Cooper Middle School
Leni Gochman

Daniell Middle School
Rita D. Mohrmann

Davis Elementary School
Joan Muzyka

Dickerson Middle School
Carole Bronzino

Dodgen Middle School
Joyce Kemper

Dowell Elementary School
Julie Pszczola

Due West Elementary School
Sheri Fowler

Dunleith Elementary School
Miriam White

Durham Middle School
Helen Colvin

East Cobb Middle School
Margo E. King

East Side Elementary School
Kelli Casey

Eastvalley Elementary School
Diane Cordova

Fair Oaks Elementary School
Sherry Trimble

Fitzhugh Lee Center
Lynne Perlitz

Floyd Middle School
Todd White

Ford Elementary School
Drena Varghese

Frey Elementary School
Melissa Hacker

Garrett Middle School
Karan Couch

Garrison Mill Elementary School
Jonathan Bayer

Georgia Highlands College
Dr. Tom Harnden

Green Acres Elementary School
Megan Burtsfield

Griffin Middle School
Kacie Phipps

Harmony Leland Elementary School
Tykier Brown

Harrison High School
Joseph League

Hawthorne Center
Rhonda Mckitt

Hayes Elementary School
Judy Fountain

Hendricks Elementary School
Julie Bishop-Mianulli

Hickory Hills Elementary School
Julie Winsor

Hightower Trail Middle School
Melody Stout

Hillgrove High School
Michael Tydings

Hollydale Elementary School
Kathleen Hodges

International Academy of Smyrna
Melissa Dillard

Keheley Elementary School
Annette O'Nan Simpson

Kell High School
Laurie Petersen

Kemp Elementary School
Brianne Wishon


Kennesaw Charter Math and
Science Academy
Charley Walper

Kennesaw Elementary School
Helga Kulkarni


Kennesaw Mountain High School
Alexia Bultman

Kincaid Elementary School
Elizabeth Glass

King Springs Elementary School
Dana Brian


LaBelle Elementary School
Lorre Harris

Lassiter High School
Cathy Zingler

Lewis Elementary School
Mala Pepper

Life University
Dr. Peggy Samples

Lindley Middle School
Kasisi Brown

Lindley Sixth Grade Academy
Christopher Croom

Lockheed Elementary School
Judith Arbelo-Weber

Lost Mountain Middle School
Kelley Keel

Lovinggood Middle School
Kathryn Kilkenny

Mableton Elementary School
Erin Harris

Mabry Middle School
Krissie Albertson

Marietta Center for Advanced Academics
Stormi Johnson

Marietta High School
Barbara Manwell

Marietta Middle School
Kayce Grogan-Wallace

Marietta Sixth Grade Academy
Karen Hirons

McCall Primary School
Stephanie Smith

McCleskey Middle School
Tiffany Benincosa

McClure Middle School
Cynthia Sallas

McEachern High School
Suling Beck

Milford Elementary School
Denise Kettles Wells

Mount Bethel Elementary School
Mariko Shaw

Mountain View Elementary School
Mary Ann Farah

Murdock Elementary School
Kelly Thornton

Nicholson Elementary School
Lisa Gagnon

Nickajack Elementary School
Amanda Newman

North Cobb High School
James Robert Auld

Norton Park Elementary School
Rene Nelson

Osborne High School
Michael Devault

Palmer Middle School
Marla Baldwin

Park Street Elementary School
Rachel Morrissey

Pebblebrook High School
Dr. Roopa Yadavalli

Pickett's Mill Elementary School
Angela Hicks

Pine Mountain Middle School
Annetta Williams

Pitner Elementary School
Debbi Snyder

Pope High School
Nena Greene

Powder Springs Elementary School
Sakinah Dantzler

Powers Ferry Elementary School
Tasha Roberts-Hefner

Riverside Intermediate School
Elizabeth Ruzzene

Riverside Primary School
Darnisha Davis-Johnson

Rocky Mount Elementary School
Tracie Bucy

Russell Elementary School

Danielle Harper

Sanders Elementary School
Cindy Wagner

Sawyer Road Elementary School
Kristen Dawson

Sedalia Park Elementary School
Lynda Bernard

Shallowford Falls Elementary School
Lindsey Drew

Simpson Middle School
Emilie Rose

Smitha Middle School
Robert "Bruce" Anderson

Sope Creek Elementary School
Jennifer Bradley

South Cobb High School
Taneesha George

Southern Polytechnic State University
Dr. Donald L. Ariail

Sprayberry High School
Denise Danielson

Still Elementary School
Elena Kay

Tapp Middle School
Mary Teren

Teasley Elementary School
Patrenia Gooden

Timber Ridge Elementary School
Rachel Rountree

Tritt Elementary School
Jennifer Dino

Varner Elementary School
Maria Lombardo Gordon

Vaughan Elementary School
Kim Kunst

Walton High School
Joymichelle Green

West Side Elementary School
Carrie Reeser

Wheeler High School
April Greenfield

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