The Cherokee County School Board at its regular meeting tonight, Feb. 15, 2024, voted to officially hire Dr. Mary Elizabeth Davis as the county’s next Superintendent of Schools.
Dr. Davis currently serves as Superintendent of Schools for Henry County. You can learn more about her extensive experience as an educator and leader online here. Superintendent of Schools Dr. Brian V. Hightower last fall announced he planned to retire this spring after nearly 40 years in education, including eight years in his current role.
The Cherokee County School District this week surprised four teachers with the news they are finalists for the 2024 CCSD Teacher of the Year award! They are: Crystal Bennett, Ball Ground Elementary School STEM Academy, fifth-grade math, science and social studies teacher; Shannah Dean, Etowah High School, visual arts teacher; Stephanie Hopersberger, fifth-grade math, science and social studies teacher, Liberty Elementary School; and Anna Marie Zincone, Freedom Middle School, Family and Consumer Science (FACS) and eighth-grade science teacher.
The Cherokee County School District on Thursday night celebrated 279 outstanding high school students as 2024 Superintendent’s Key Scholars! These top students were recognized, through the 19th Annual Superintendent’s Key Scholar Recognition Ceremony, for scores achieved on the PSAT that rank them in the top 10% nationwide.