Erin Hill
Gadsden County’s Teacher of the Year, Judith Mandela, holds a bouquet containing many friendly-looking yellow flowers as she poses for a photo with her class. District officials made the rounds Thursday, Jan. 12, to deliver congratulations and other tokens of esteem to the district’s top teacher, rookie teacher and school-related staffer.
Hard work pays off

Gadsden County School District officials surprised three employees when they made a special trip to their schools on Thursday, Jan. 12.  
Superintendent Roger Milton walked into each school, holding flowers and balloons and with a huge smile on his face.  
At West Gadsden High School in Greensboro, receptionist/secretary Maggie Conyers’ eyes filled with tears of joy as Milton told her she had won School Related Employee of the Year.