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Several Alumnae named Teacher of the Year in WJCC

Williamsburg-James City County Public Schools announced the 2013-14 teachers of the year. Teachers were selected by their peers for hard work and leadership within their school communities. The following honored teachers are graduates of the College of William and Mary.

Amy Hicks  Amy Hicks, M.Ed. ‘02
Stonehouse Elementary School

Amy Hicks has been an educator for 18 years and is a National Board Certified Teacher. She received her degrees from SUNY Geneseo and The College of William and Mary. Amy is currently the Reading Specialist at Stonehouse Elementary School. A member of the Williamsburg Area Reading Council, Amy has sponsored the Journalism Club and Battle of the Books, and hosted Read Across America and Literacy Night. She resides in Williamsburg and is a mother of two.

Abby Reynolds  Abby Reynolds ‘05, M.Ed. ‘09
J. Blaine Blanton Elementary School

Abby Reynolds graduated from William & Mary in 2005 with a degree in elementary education and psychology. She taught third grade at D. J. Montague for four years. In 2009, Abby earned her master's degree in Special Education from W&M and she has taught special education at J. B. Blayton since 2010.

Termaine Hopkins  Termaine Hopkins
Lafayette High School

Termaine Hopkins is a Special Education Teacher of eight years at Lafayette High School. She obtained a Master’s degree in Special Education from Old Dominion University in 2009, and she will earn a Master’s in Educational Leadership from the College of William and Mary in August 2014. Termaine is a Curriculum Leader, a collaborating teacher in the English Department, the SCA sponsor, and the Multicultural Achievement Leader.

Selena Chamblee  Selena Chamblee, M.Ed. ‘09
Berkeley Middle School

After graduating from Virginia Tech in 1991, Selena Chamblee began teaching at Berkeley Middle School. She currently teaches 7th and 8th grade math and Selena always works to develop innovative and engaging lessons that bring math alive for her students. In 2009 Selena earned a Master’s in Curriculum and Instruction from the College of William and Mary and went on to earn her National Board Certification in 2012.

Anna Thomas  Anna Thomas ‘02
Toano Middle School

Anna Thomas has taught special education at Toano Middle School since 2006 and is now a self-contained teacher serving on the school’s O-ESD Committee. Anna earned degrees from the College of William & Mary and Old Dominion University. She currently is a Ph.D. student in the Educational Policy, Planning and Leadership program at W&M. Anna and her husband Jesse are the proud parents of Miles and Penelope.