2009-01-14 / Campus

Anderson named Teacher of the Year

Pictured left to right: Larry Callaway, principal, Kenya Anderson and Bobby Jenkins, superintendent. Pictured left to right: Larry Callaway, principal, Kenya Anderson and Bobby Jenkins, superintendent. Kenya "Kim" Anderson of Blakely was named Teacher of the Year at Randolph County Elementary School in Cuthbert. Kenya was awarded at the Teacher of the Year banquet Nov. 18 at Andrew College.

The award was given by the Randolph County Board of Education and presented by Larry Callaway, principal, and Bobby Jenkins, superintendent.

Kenya said she was influenced to go into education by three individuals, Willowdean Powell, Ellen Miller and Carl Love, all educators with the Early County Board of Education, who were very supportive in her transition from student to teacher.

She is the daughter of Eddie and Elizabeth Hightower and the late Felicia Anthony- Hightower. She has been married to Gregory Anderson for four years.

She has two brothers, Travis and Fred, and two sisters, D'Asia and Darneisha, all of Blakely.

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