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JCPS TA of the Year is Jennifer Jordan, West View Elementary

Teacher Assistant Jennifer Jordan from West View Elementary School was named this year’s Teacher Assistant of the Year at their organization’s annual banquet.

Teacher Assistants work under a teacher's supervision to give students additional attention and instruction. Chenetra Mangum is Principal of West View Elementary School.

Jordan’s coworkers said she serves the school and it’s students each day with a heart of gladness.

The first runner up for the award was Cynthia Davis from Pine Level Elementary School.

The announcements were made at the annual Johnston County Teacher Assistant banquet hosted on April 11 by the Johnston County Teacher Assistants Association; Lisa Soard serves as the association’s President.

The banquet also included recognition of the Teacher Assistant of the Year nominees, schools with 100 percent membership in the TA organization, and those who are retiring this year.

Nominees for Teacher Assistant of the Year included:



Edith Simmons, Benson Elementary
Kyle Byrd East, Clayton Elementary
Shelia Rudd, Cleveland Elementary
Sherry Green, Cooper Academy
Ebone Leach, Glendale-Kenly Elementary
Cynthia Davis, Pine Level Elementary
Paige Kuppler, Polenta Elementary
Pamela McCall, Princeton Elementary
Jan Sullivan, Selma Elementary
Pam Rooks, South Johnston High
Kelly Howell, River Dell Elementary
Terri Hanson, West Clayton Elementary
Jasmine Williams, West Smithfield Elementary
Jennifer Jordan, West View Elementary
Beverly Whitley, Wilson’s Mills Elementary