Pictured from left to right: Toni Gelok, Franklin School; Kristin Meiser, Jefferson School; Justine Matz, Kennedy School; Kelly Quinty, Nixon School; Francine Miller, Lincoln-Roosevelt School; Mary Stumpf, Eisenhower Middle School; Denise Tinquist, Roxbury High School.

Roxbury Public Schools, a K-12 district preparing the children of today for tomorrow, announced its Teachers of the Year for the 2013-2014 school year at its June 2 board meeting.

“We have high-quality teachers in our district but these individuals represent the cream of the crop,” said Roxbury Board of Education President Theresa D’Agostino. “It my pleasure to honor these teachers who represent the best of Roxbury.”

The following teachers were recognized:

School Teacher Grade/Subject
Roxbury High School Denise Tinquist English
Eisenhower Middle School Mary Stumpf Math
Lincoln-Roosevelt Elementary School Francine Miller Grade 6/Math
Franklin Elementary School Toni Gelok Grade 2
Jefferson Elementary School Kristin Meiser Grade 4
Kennedy Elementary School Justine Matz Kindergarten
Nixon Elementary School Kelly Quinty Grade 2

Each Teacher of the Year was honored at the board meeting with a speech by her school principal. Each teacher also received a handcrafted red Italian alabaster apple paperweight with gold leaf accent and an honorary certificate from the District.


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