MAPS Elementary Teacher of the Year

Melissa PolkinghorneMarquette Area Public Schools is pleased to announce that our “Elementary Teacher of the Year” for 2021-2022 is Melissa Polkinghorne.  Ms. Polkinghorne is a 1st Grade Teacher at Superior Hills Elementary School. Her colleague wrote, “Melissa is a true delight to work with!  She loves each and every child and they absolutely adore her!  Melissa feeds not only their minds, but also their hearts.  Her example of joy, patience, and cheerleading everyone’s success is why she is appreciated and well-loved at Superior Hills Elementary.”

 


Past Award Winners

2020-21 Nicole Heidtman (Superior Hills Elementary)
2018-19 Ben Posey (Cherry Creek Elementary)
2017-18 Lesley Addison (Bothwell Middle School)
2016-17 Patti Karwoski (Superior Hills Elementary)
2015-16 Erin Donovan (Superior Hills Elementary)
2014-15 Sara Moyle (Bothwell Middle School)
2013-14 Matthew Brintlinger (Marquette Alternative High School)
2012-13 Kristina O'Connor & Blythe Raikko (Marquette Senior High School)
2011-12 Cynthia DePetro (Marquette Alternative High School)
2010-11 Karla McCutcheon (Marquette Senior High School)
2009-10 Cheryl Emich-Leete (Sandy Knoll Elementary)
2008-09 Lisa Jahnke (Marquette Senior High School)
2007-08 Toni Landick (Bothwell Middle School)
2006-07 Mary Stevenson (Marquette Senior High School)
2005-06 Carolyn Northey (Bothwell Middle School)
2004-05 Fred Cole (Marquette Senior High School)
2003-04 Christopher Standerford (Marquette Senior High School)
2002-03 Marianne Evans (Graveraet Intermediate School) & Karen Bacula (Bothwell Middle School)
2001-02 Marsha Page (Vandenboom Elementary School)
2000-01 Ellen Zaki (Marquette Senior High School)
1999-00 Janis Shier Norton (Marquette Senior High School & Bothwell Middle School)
1997-98 Cheryl Gustafson (Bothwell Middle School)
1996-97 Iris Katers (Graveraet Intermediate School)
1995-96 Sue Szczepanski (Whitman Elementary)
1994-95 Sharon Green (Graveraet Intermediate School)
1993-94 Mary McKinney (Bothwell Middle School)
1992-93 Bev Humpula (Bothwell Middle School)
1991-92 Jill Nelson (Fisher Elementary)
1990-91 Jim Brogan (Marquette Senior High School)
1989-90 Ruth Murphy (Fisher Elementary)