James Douglas Brown Jr. Faculty Awards were presented to Jean Bonnyman, upper school learning specialist; Madge Crawford, executive assistant to the dean of college guidance; Bebe Cline, fifth-grade teacher; and Jody Deaton, second-grade teacher.
A Brown Award recipient is one who has served the school well, in a competent and skillful manner, and one who has an interest in and a dedication to his or her work with the school and with the students.
The Beachum Master Teaching Award was presented to Alice Clements, third-grade teacher, and Beth Smith, pre-K teacher.
The Beachum Award honors a member of the faculty who has accomplished something exceptional in his or her teaching, devoting time beyond the call of duty to students and to the teaching profession. This accomplishment may be in the form of extraordinary efforts to build student character or in the form of innovative programs.
The George W. Awsumb Faculty Award was presented to Lisa Goldin, middle school learning specialist. Established anonymously in June 1999 by a Darlington alumnus, the Awsumb Award is presented to a faculty member who exemplifies a personal commitment to the education and well being of the superior and average student alike.
The following faculty and staff members were recognized for anniversaries: Chris Allen, Julie Allen, Steve Bartholomew, Jean Bonnyman, Annie Camp, Debbie Greeson, Lisa Goldin, Ivey Harrison, Kent Harrison, Chris Holloway, Marcus Holmes, Melinda Holmes, Julia Hopkins, Renee Hutchins, Michelle Major, Tim McCann, Rebekah Montgomery, Jessica Parish, Beth Pollard, Melissa Robinson, Keith Trotter and Chad Woods, five years; Flo Anthony, Barbara Barfield, Sally Muschamp, Angie Milford, James Milford, Angela Pieroni and Kim Tunnell, 10 years; Reba Barnes, Stefan Eady, Denise Evans, Stephanie Fleming and Renate Starr, 15 years; Raymond Murray and Craig Schmidt, 25 years; and David Powell, 30 years.
Retiree Bob Rogers was acknowledged for 37 years of service to Darlington.