The inductees were chosen recently from finalists nominated
by school systems across the state and announced during a ceremony held May 19.
Mrs. Weaver has taught third grade for nine years and
has a total of 20 years of teaching experience. She received a bachelor of
science in education from Auburn in 1984 and a master's from the University of
Alabama at Birmingham in 1988 and AA Certification in 2004. Her previous honors include
Teacher of the Year award, Alabama Department of Education District VI (2001-02); Wal-Mart
Teacher of the Year (2003); Alabama Conservation Teacher of the Year (200, 2001, 2004);
"Take Pride in America" award from George Bush with invitation to White House (1990);
Good Hope School Teacher of Year (2001, 2004); and was the recipient of an "Outstanding
Teaching" resolution from the Alabama State Board of Education (2004).
Ms. Glenn has taught eighth grade algebra/pre-algebra for the
past five years in her present position and has thirty-one years of teaching experience. She received a B.S.
in secondary math from Auburn in 1973, and a master's in secondary math from the University of Alabama at Birmingham
in 1975. Ms. Glenn is a National Board Certified Teacher in Early Adolescent Math. Ms. Glenn has been a member of the
Secondary Mathematics Curriculum Committee for Hoover City Schools for five years and is presently on the Environmental
Committee and a sponsor of the Earth Savers Club at Bumpus Middle School. She has served as the Math Team sponsor for
two years at Bumpus and for twelve years previously in Dothan. Ms. Glenn participated in the Susan G. Komen Relay for
Life fundraiser for cancer research for three years and organized a team the last year.
Mr. Stoney M. Beavers has taught tenth to twelfth grade English and Spanish for the past ten
years and has 12 years of teaching experience (5 years, overseas experience). He received a master's in education
from the University of Montevallo in 1991, an Ed.S. degree from the University of Alabama in 1998 and expects to
receive his doctorate from the University of Alabama in 2006. Mr. Beavers received the National Milken Award (2005),
the TCI Scholarship (2003-04), National Board Certification (2001); University of Alabama Alumni Fellowship (2003-04),
Blount County/Wal-Mart Teacher of the Year award (1999), and Cleveland High School Teacher of the Year award (2005).
The three winners were selected from 15 nominees chosen as finalists for the JSU Teacher Hall of Fame.
Nominees were eligible for awards in three divisions: elementary, middle school and secondary.
The finalists were selected from a field of 66 nominees from 36 school systems in the state. The top
five nominees from each of the three divisions were interviewed in Birmingham on April 3. This year's
finalists are listed below.