Amanda Hendrix

Congratulations to Amanda Hendrix, the BHS 2021 Teacher of the Year! She English 11 College Bound and Advanced Placement English Language & Composition. Ms. Hendrix was selected by her peers for the honor.

Jayleen Mayes

Jayleen Mayes, who teaches language arts to sophomores and juniors, as well as English Language Learners across grades 10-12, was named the school's 2021 Rising Star Teacher, an award from the faculty for an outstanding teacher with less than five years of experience.

Each site's honorees will be celebrated at a public program on Tuesday, April 27 on Rigdon Field at Doenges Memorial Stadium in a fun baseball-themed event starting at 5:30 p.m. when the District Teacher of the Year and District Rising Star Teacher will be announced.

The program will also include recognition of the Kurt Schmoldt Teacher Appreciation Award recipient; nominations for that award are open to the public and due March 1.