Three first-year and three veteran teachers were named District Educators of the Year at special celebrations held annually to honor teachers who give 100 percent when it comes to improving the lives of children. In addition, Northside's Nominee for the 2011 Trinity Prize for Excellence in Teaching was announced.
The 2011 Northside Educators of the Year are:
- June Shanahan, Scobee Elementary School
- Eva M. Garcia, Zachry Middle School
- Dr. Kathy Ferguson, Clark High School
The 2011 Northside First Year Educators of the Year are:
- Jessica DeLeon, Lackland City Elementary School
- Shana Priest, Connally Middle School
- Titus Hawthorne, Marshall High School
And, the 2011 Trinity Prize for Excellence in Teaching is Marshall High School's Linda Kelly.