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Merit Teacher & Staff Awards

We are thrilled to announce the winners of the Teacher of the Year and Support Staff of the Year Awards for Merit Preparatory Academy! These exceptional individuals have demonstrated extraordinary dedication, compassion, and excellence in their roles, making a profound impact on our school community. Join us in celebrating their achievements and recognizing their outstanding contributions.

Tamera Rameson Teacher of the Year

Tamera Rameson has been honored as this year’s Merit Teacher of the Year, and it’s easy to see why. Tamera goes above and beyond in her commitment to her students, not only excelling in teaching math but also providing holistic support to ensure their overall success. She takes the time to get to know each student personally, working with them individually to address their academic and personal needs. Tamera’s dedication extends far beyond the classroom. She is often seen staying late to help students, offering her time during lunch and planning periods to ensure they receive the assistance they need. Her willingness to go out of her way to support students and colleagues alike showcases her as an exemplary team player who always prioritizes the well-being of others. Her impact is felt not only by her own students but also by many others who benefit from her incredible support and guidance. Tamera’s unwavering commitment to the success of her students and her colleagues makes her an invaluable member of the Merit family. Congratulations, Tamera, on this well-deserved recognition!

Jackie Child Support Staff of the Year

We are delighted to recognize Jackie Child as the Merit Support Staff of the Year, a true embodiment of the spirit of Merit Preparatory Academy. Jackie’s contributions often happen behind the scenes, but her impact is profound and far-reaching. She consistently goes above and beyond in her support for both her team and her students, displaying boundless love and dedication every day. Jackie is renowned for her ability to connect with students, particularly those with special needs, showing them unwavering love and acceptance. Her compassion ensures that students feel cared for and supported, both emotionally and physically. Jackie’s ability to intuitively respond to the needs of students and handle difficult situations with grace and empathy has made her a cornerstone of our school community. Colleagues describe Jackie as pure love and sunshine, someone who listens attentively, offers guidance, and brings joy to those around her. Her presence has been a source of strength and support for many, and her dedication to helping others is truly inspiring. Jackie, your immense heart and tireless efforts have not gone unnoticed. Congratulations on this well-deserved honor!

Please join us in recognizing Tamera Rameson and Jackie Child for their inspiring work. We are incredibly grateful for all of our extraordinary teachers and staff at Merit who make a difference every day as they lead, learn, and serve together with our amazing students!


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