Four employees from Eastwood Middle School were recognized at the Tuscaloosa City Schools' 7th annual Apple Awards in December. Louvert Dupree, Nicholas Rose, Sam Hensley, and Angela Taylor were among 83 system wide in an event designed to celebrate excellence in education.
Eastwood Middle School employees selected the individuals to represent the school at the system level of competition. Each nominee was awarded a medallion and join those who have come before them to carry the symbol of excellence from the Tuscaloosa City Schools. It is the highest honor bestowed on an employee by TCS.
Dupree was selected as the TCS Support Employee of the Year; Rose was named the school's Jacksonville State University Teacher Hall of Fame nominee; Hensley received the Technology Innovation Award and Taylor was honored in the Alabama Teacher of the Year recognition program.
The Tuscaloosa City Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, or age in its programs and activities, and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.