Whitaker named FCSD’s top teacher

WINNSBORO – Fairfield County School District named its Teachers of the Year for the district’s eight schools as well as a District Teacher of the Year during the annual convocation.

Crystal Whitaker, the Social Studies Department Chair at Fairfield Central High, was named the Fairfeld School District Teacher of the Year.

Whitaker, who is in her eighth year of teaching – six of those at FCHS – teaches U. S. History and AP U.S. History

The other seven schools in the district are being represented by their respective Teachers of the Year: Kerisha Camack (McCrory-Liston School of Technology), Kimberly DeReef (Fairfield Magnet School for Math & Science), Craig Jelks (Fairfield Middle School), Richard Johnson (Fairfield Career & Technology Center), Bryan Simmons (Kelly Miller Elementary School), Randall Sims (Fairfield Elementary School) and Lori Yarborough (Geiger Elementary School).

Whitaker will be competing for the 2020 State Teacher of the Year.