JACKSONVILLE -- April 25, 2002 -- Jacksonville State University has named
finalists in three categories for the annual JSU Teacher Hall of Fame.
Winners will be inducted during a private ceremony on campus May 20.
JSU operates the state's oldest Teacher Hall of Fame.
The finalists are as follows:
- Mrs. Dianna Adams, of Albertville, a fourth
grade teacher in the Albertville City School System.
- Ms. Shirley J. Farrel, of
Birmingham, who teaches the gifted and school enrichment classes for grades
K-5 at Leeds Elementary School.
- Mrs. Jeanne T. Nelson, of Oneonta, who
teaches Kindergarten at Oneonta Elementary School.
- Ms. Teresa Morton Owens, of
Horton, who teaches fifth grade math and reading at Susan Moore Elementary
- Ms. Faith Murphy Roberts, of Mobile, a first grade teacher at
Peter Joe Hamilton Elementary in Mobile County.
MIDDLE SCHOOL DIVISION:
- Ms. Kimberly Anne Bain, of Pelham, who teaches band for
grades six through nine at R. F. Bumpus Middle School in the Hoover City
Shirley S. Bowman, of Anniston, who teaches English for grades seven through
Physical Education for grades six through nine at DeArmanville Jr. High.
- Dr. Robert Ham, of
Hayden, a seventh grade science teacher for Hayden High School in
- Mrs. Denise F. Ware, of Monroeville, who teaches sixth grade
science, math, language and reading for Beatrice Elementary in Monroe County.
- Mrs. Teresa A. Barnett, of Carrollton, a sixth grade Math teacher at
Carrollton Unit School.
- Ms. Jane Clayton, of Montevallo, an English
teacher for grade 11, a speech and drama teacher for grades nine through 12 at
Montevallo High School.
- Ms. Glenda C. Gaines, of Sylacauga, a physical
education teacher for grades seven through 12, a ninth grade world history
teacher, and a
tenth grade American history teacher for B. B. Comer Memorial High School in
- Ms. Elizabeth T. Martin, of Springville, a special
education teacher for grades nine through 12 at Pinson Valley High School
- Mrs. Carolyn Harris Serviss, of Jacksonville, an eleventh
grade U.S. history and geography teacher and a dual enrollment history
teacher at Saks High School.
- Mr. Oscar D. Watts, III, of Tuscaloosa, a
Band and Music Appreciation teacher for grades 9-12 at Central High School