Superintendent A. Russell Hughes has upheld his promise and commitment to expand the recognition of the Walton County School District Teacher and Educational Support Professional in EPIC fashion through collaboration with the Walton Education Foundation and local community and business partners.  

As part of her award package, Teacher of the Year winner Joan Kennett from South Walton High School will have the use of a brand new GLA250 Mercedes Benz for the next year, courtesy of ZT Motors of Fort Walton Beach.  

Mr. Hughes extends his thanks to those who contributed gifts and awards totaling over $10,000 for the TOY and ESP winners!  "We are blessed to have such gracious and generous community support, and we appreciate their investment in our dedication to provide high quality education for our students!" 

Submitted by Keitha Bledsoe

Submitted by Keitha Bledsoe