Kay Dixon, Tarah Smith, C.D. Morton

Southeast/South-Central Educational Cooperative proudly announces that Mrs. Tarah Smith, a dedicated 4th-grade teacher at GR Hampton Elementary, has been recognized with the prestigious Excellence in Education Award. This accolade comes as a testament to Mrs. Smith's unwavering commitment to educational excellence and her outstanding contributions to the field of teaching.

Mrs. Smith's exemplary leadership and devotion to her students have set her apart in the education community. According to Sabrina King, Principal of GR Hampton Elementary, "Tarah Smith is a true asset to her school, and her contributions to the field of education are nothing short of exemplary."

Mrs. Smith's impact extends beyond the confines of her classroom, as she actively participates in the school's leadership committee, showcasing her strong advocacy for educational improvement and innovation. Her role as a mentor teacher for new educators further emphasizes her exceptional teaching abilities, as she generously shares her wealth of experience and knowledge with others.

The Excellence in Education Award recognizes Mrs. Tarah Smith's outstanding achievements and contributions to the field of education. Southeast/South-Central Educational Cooperative commends Mrs. Smith for her dedication, innovation, and leadership, and is proud to celebrate her well-deserved success.

About Southeast/South-Central Educational Cooperative

Southeast/South-Central Educational Cooperative is dedicated to serving our districts, as well as promoting and supporting excellence in education across our region. Through recognition programs like the Excellence in Education Award, SESC aims to celebrate and honor educators who go above and beyond in their commitment to fostering a positive learning environment and further public education.


Ashley Judd

Director of Communications and Public Relations

Southeast/ South-Central Educational Cooperative