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February 5, 2021 

Jairo Martinez

Jairo Martinez, fourth grader teacher at STEAM Academy at Mambrino, was among area educators recognized on February 5, 2021, by Weatherford College’s Jack Harvey Academy of Exemplary Teachers.

During the 2019-20 school year, Martinez was named the district’s Elementary Teacher of the Year. 

In its twenty-fifth year, the Harvey Academy honors exemplary teachers in this region.  It is named in memory of a former Weatherford College professor who was highly regarded among his peers. 

Recent Granbury ISD honorees have been:  Melody Holly, third grade teacher at Brawner Intermediate School; Becky Latham, English teacher at Granbury High School; Pam Carver, fifth grade teacher at Nettie Baccus Elementary School; Kayli Morris, biology teacher at GHS; Lori Williams, second grade teacher at Baccus; Scott Carpenter, science teacher at Acton Middle School; William Bird, world geography teacher at Crossland Ninth Grade Center; Kristen Thigpen, first grade teacher at Oak Woods School; Deborah Ottaway, second grade teacher at Mambrino School; Kristie Berryman, seventh grade language arts teacher at Granbury Middle School; Chrissie Percifull, sixth grade language arts teacher at GMS; Terry Keith, math teacher at STARS Accelerated High School; Melanie McBride, kindergarten teacher at Acton Elementary School; and Connie Youngblood, science teacher at AMS.