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CCS Honor Educators of the Year

 Dr. Vicki Violette, Director of Schools (pictured far right) presents the 2012 Educators of the Year in Clinton City Schools.  From left, Mrs. Jamie Jordan, Mrs. DeeDee Swanner, Mrs. Kathy Hahn, and Mrs. Lindsay Dungan.
Dr. Vicki Violette, Director of Schools (pictured far right) presents the 2012 Educators of the Year in Clinton City Schools. From left, Mrs. Jamie Jordan, Mrs. DeeDee Swanner, Mrs. Kathy Hahn, and Mrs. Lindsay Dungan.

Clinton City Schools is proud to announce their 2012 Educators of the Year. "Our school system is very fortunate to have many wonderful teachers and principals and we are very proud of the four individuals who are representing our district this year," said Dr. Vicki Violette, Director of Schools. "Their dedication to our students and their effectiveness in encouraging high student achievement is outstanding."

The district’s “Principal of the Year” is Mrs. Jamie Jordan, principal at Clinton Elementary School. Mrs. Jordan is in her fifth year as principal. She holds three degrees from the University of Tennessee and is finishing her doctorate degree at East Tennessee State University.   Mrs. Jordan began her teaching career in at North Clinton Elementary School in 1999 where she taught fourth and fifth grades Language Arts.

Mrs. DeeDee Swanner, a first grade teacher, is the Clinton Elementary School’s “Teacher of the Year”. Mrs. Swanner began her teaching career at Caryville Elementary School in Campbell County, and came to CES in 2006 as the pre-kindergarten teacher. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and a Master of Science degree from the University of Tennessee.

With over 30 years teaching experience, North Clinton Elementary has honored Mrs. Kathy Hahn as “Teacher of the Year”. Through the years, Mrs. Hahn has taught in many grades and started teaching first grade at NCES in 1993. She received her Bachelor’s of Science degree in education from Eastern Illinois University.

The South Clinton Elementary School “Teacher of the Year” is Mrs. Lindsay Dungan. She has taught sixth grade at SCES since 2003. Mrs. Dungan received two degrees from Tennessee Technological University, a Bachelor of Science in Education and a Master of Arts degree in Instructional Leadership.

A banquet will be held on March 20 at the Hollingsworth Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership to recognize these individuals along with the “Educators of the Year” from the Anderson County School System