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HCS announces the top five finalists for Teacher of the Year!

The list of ten semi-finalists was narrowed to five when Horry County Schools named the top five finalists still being considered for the coveted title of Teacher of the Year. During the next step of the recognition program’s process, members of the district’s selection committee will visit finalists for classroom observations. A winner will be announced the evening of May 11 during the HCS Teacher of the Year Recognition Ceremony.

Teacher of the Year finalists are:

Hagean Huggins  Wells Hendrick  Casey
Leanne Hagen
Conway Middle

Christian Huggins
Green Sea Floyds Middle

Jennifer Wells
North Myrtle Beach High

Elizabeth Hendrick
Pee Dee Elementary


Ashley Casey
St. James Elementary