Savannah native Christopher Jones of Northside Elementary School has been named the 2011 Teacher of the Year for Dougherty County.
“I’m just humbled really to have this honor to even be in the presence of these accomplished individuals,” says Jones.
Jones received the honor during the Teacher of the Year Banquet Tuesday night. With the name Teacher of the Year 2011, Jones also received a $1,000 check and a customized ring for the school system.
“It’s not about me honestly speaking. It’s just a reflection of the student body we have in the Dougherty County School System,” says Jones.
Jones, a fourth grade social studies and science teacher, is the son of Randy and Sheila Jones, and a 2002 graduate of Windsor Forest High School. He is a graduate of Albany State University. Jones and his wife Nicole reside in Albany, Ga. with their son