Santa Rosa Rookie of the Year 2024 Nominees Announced

Posted on March 20, 2024 by Staff reports


The Santa Rosa Education Foundation invited every school in the Santa Rosa School District to nominate one teacher for the 2024 Santa Rosa Rookie of the Year award.  All full-time teachers in their third year or less of teaching were eligible for this award.  This included total teaching experience, not just in Santa Rosa public schools. 

The following school nominees will be recognized at Foundation’s 29th Annual Rookie of the Year Reception, taking place at 4 p.m., May 9, 2024, at 4 p.m. at B.C. Russell Elementary School. Santa Rosa’s Rookie of the Year 2024 will be announced during the awards presentation. 

2024 Santa Rosa Rookie of the Year Nominees: 

Avalon Middle, Terry Richardson;

Bagdad Elementary, Nicole Constant;

Berryhill Elementary, Chelsey Bobrowski;

Central, Jescie Roberts;

Chumuckla Elementary, Garrett McDonald;

Dillon Admin Center, Kyla Hesters;

Dixon Intermediate, Faith Ellard;

Dixon Primary, Caty Richardson;

East Bay K-8, Jeremiah Kelly;

East Milton Elementary, Maddison Alleman;

Gulf Breeze Elementary, Carla Rinker;

Gulf Breeze High, Molly Mersereau;

Hobbs Middle, Bethany Przybylowicz;

Holley-Navarre Intermediate, Stephanie Valentin;

Holley-Navarre Middle, Jennifer Giglio;

Holley-Navarre Primary, Colleen Hosaka;

Jackson Pre-Kindergarten, Ashley Fowler;

Jay Elementary, Cassidy Comstock;

Jay High, Emily Mitchem;

King Middle, Katie Cokonougher;

Locklin Technical College, Wayne Stallworth;

Milton High, Shianne Brewer;

Navarre High, Amanda Armstrong;

Oriole Beach Elementary, Emily Gill;

Pace High, Sarah Hess;

Pea Ridge Elementary, Brandy Walraven;

Rhodes Elementary, Nikki De La Garza;

Russell Elementary, Donna Zuhlke;

Santa Rosa High (Adult), Brennan White;

Santa Rosa Online, Sean Acosta;

Sims Middle, Timothy Locklin;

Wallace Lake K-8, Alexis Dobson;

West Navarre Intermediate, Melanie Blixt;

West Navarre Primary, Bayleigh Meeker;

Woodlawn Beach Middle, Sarah James