Jackson Magazine Names Top Teacher

Jackson Magazine held its eighth annual Top Teachers Awards yesterday, and named Tom Hunt of Jackson High School its 2018 Teacher of the Year.

(PHOTO: Audrey Spring – Jackson Magazine)

In a press release, Jackson Magazine notes that the top five teachers will feature recognition in the May issue of Jackson Magazine, and four top teachers received $1,000 grants from their partnership with Jackson Community Foundation and the Hurst Foundation. Teacher of the Year Mr. Hunt received $5,000.


The Top Teachers of 2018:

  • Teacher of the Year: Tom Hunt, Jackson High School
  • Jonell Hasselback-Zenker, Jackson High School
  • Candice Moline, Warner Elementary (Western School District)
  • Nancy O’Neill, St. Mary Star of the Sea School
  • Alison Resor, Middle School at Parkside (Jackson Public Schools)

Nominations are now being accepted for 2019 Top Teachers at jacksonmagazine.com. To be eligible, a teacher must have five years experience and teach K-12 in a Jackson County School.