A NIGHT OF STARS - 2022/2023 School Year

  • December 8, 2022

    Ӱ Public Schools hosted its second annual A Night of Stars gala on December 8th at the Ice House in Ӱ. During the gala, Superintendent Dr. Errick L. Greene, Board President Ed Sivak and Deputy Superintendent Dr. Michael Cormack Jr. acknowledged several phenomenal team members for their important contributions to JPS. Honorees were nominated and selected based on data points from their work performance.

    “We were delighted to host our second annual celebration and honor our amazing team members for their excellence in service,” said Superintendent Dr. Errick L. Greene. "Each faculty and staff member are called to hold his or herself to the highest possible standards and support the mission, vision, core values, and commitments of Ӱ Public Schools."

    Those in attendance were treated to an elegant evening of food, fellowship and live entertainment.

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  • Each award recipient received a "Rock Star" trophy. Honorees representing schools and departments include:

    • Dr. Tommy Nalls, JPS Human Resources
    • Alexandria Drake, JPS-Tougaloo Early College High 
    • Sharenus Purnell-Nunnery, Wilkins Elementary
    • Jennifer Green, Exceptional Education
    • Rhonda Murphy-Johnson, JPS-Tougaloo Early College High 
    • Yolanda Anderson, Northwest Ӱ IB - Bailey APAC Middle
    • Rebecca Menard, Murrah High 
    • Rashida Redmond Warren, McWillie Elementary 
    • Christopher Evans, High School Division
    • Chantel Evans- Gatewood, Wingfield High
    • Sarah Ballard, Murrah High 
    • Susanna Shumaker, John Hopkins Elementary
    • Lucy Kaplan, Northwest Ӱ IB Middle
    • Sara Robertson, Northwest Ӱ Middle 
    • Clarence Dunmore IV, Peeples Middle 
    • Katrina Clerk, Lester Elementary
    • Shannan Day, Murrah High
    • Keisha Knott-Wilson, Provine High 
    • Darron K. Daniels Sr, Bailey APAC Middle 
    • Wanda Clark, Teaching and Learning
    • Laura Clark, Bailey APAC Middle
    • Alma Moore, Wells APAC Elementary
    • Jennifer Lewis, High School Division
    • Gwendolyn Jones, John Hopkins Elementary
    • Tracee Thompson, Jim Hill High 
    • Kimbreanna Brown, Casey Elementary
    • Kayla Evans, Obama Magnet Elementary
    • Nikita Still, Key Elementary 
    • Amy Curtis, McWillie Elementary
    • Nimba Burgess, Jim Hill High School IB
    • LaKisha Swinnie, Climate & Wellness
    • Amy Curtis, McWillie Elementary
    • Patricia Ransom, Property Accounting
    • Murlean Denson, Bailey APAC Middle
    • Sonja Evans, Northwest Ӱ IB World Middle School
    • Barquita Stanton, Johnson Elementary
    • Vonnie G. Sutton, Northwest IB Middle 
    • Kaminah Evans, Murrah High 
    • LaTonya McGowan, Johnson Elementary
    • Ashli Sutton, Callaway High 
    • Alisha Gibson, Office of Teaching and Learning
    • Charlotte A. Rudd, Peeples Middle School
    • Mautoyia Cooper, JPS-Tougaloo Early College High 
    • Tanya Fortenberry, Lake Elementary 
    • Christopher Samuels, Callaway High 
    • Tarasa Brierly, Murrah High 
    • Margaret Price, Casey Elementary
    • Pamela N. Greer, Jim Hill High
    • Demetria Dotson, Provine High 
    • Keisha Macklin, Office of School Support
    • Gabrielle McAdory, Shirley Elementary
    • Brittney Friday, Wingfield High 
    • Jarmyra M. Davis, Forest Hill High 
    • Althea Washington, Forest Hill High
    • Anna Beck, Casey Elementary 
    • Wesley Rice, Campus Enforcement
    • William F. Pickett, Wells APAC Elementary 
    • Amber Thomas\Ross, Casey Elementary 
    • Camechelle L. Stevens, Peeples Middle School
    • Lillian D. Curry, Cardozo Middle School
    • Ashley Mcgee-Smith, Callaway High 
    • Emily Trotter, Bailey APAC Middle
    • Minnye Mazique, Bailey Middle 
    • Steven Hernandez, Northwest Middle 
    • Douglas C. Moore, Bailey Middle 
    • Valerie Green, Galloway Elementary 
    • Marquis Darby, Forest Hill High 
    • Bever\Leigh L. Holden, Callaway High
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