Horry County Schools has chosen five finalists from 10 semifinalists who were in the running for Teacher of the Year, according to Teal Harding, district spokeswoman.
The finalists are Pam Jackson, a math teacher at the Academy for Technology and Academics; Holly Barnes, an English teacher at Conway High School; Lesley Etherson, an art teacher at North Myrtle Beach High School; Beth Cox, a biology teacher at St. James High School; and Kayla Maxwell, a math teacher at Forestbrook Middle School.
The next step for the finalists is a series of classroom observations. The winner will be announced at the annual HCS Teacher of the Year banquet April 29.
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