Eight teachers from districts around our area who have been named Teacher of the Year were honored Monday in Florence.
Bojangles and South Carolina Future Minds celebrated their hard work by donating books to their school libraries dedicated in their names.
This is one of thirteen events that will take place around South Carolina this spring.
S.C. Future Minds and Bojangles have been partners for the last five years.
Those honored included:
Darlington District Teacher of the Year Jill Knight, from Mayo High School for Math, Science and Technology
Florence 2 District Teacher of the Year Donna Creel, from Hannah-Pamplico Elementary/Middle School
Florence 3 District Teacher of the Year Diane Carter, from Olanta Elementary School
Florence 5 District Teacher of the Year Victoria Squires, from Johnsonville Elementary School
Lee District Teacher of the Year Sheneaka Ratliff, from Lee Central High School
Marion District Teacher of the Year Elaine Smith, from Marion High School
Marlboro District Teacher of the Year Mahilda Shemeka Curry Douglas, from Blenheim Elementary School
Williamsburg District Teacher of the Year Jennifer Murray, from Williamsburg County Magnet School of the Arts
This year Bojangles will donate nearly 3,000 books in honor of the 2014 Districts Teachers of the Year.