The new teacher of the year and rookie of the year announced
Teacher Bobbie Mitchell won the Teacher of the Year award and teacher Susanna Real won the Rookie of the Year award. Real was the first recipient of the new Rookie of the Year award. The awards were presented by teacher Anthony Overton, last year’s teacher of the year, as well as interim Principal Jennifer Gaviola.
“She makes you infectious about math and brightens this campus with a light…Being around her makes me happy to be an educator,” said Gaviola when speaking about Mitchell, a former member of NASA and current math teacher at PRHS for one year after, giving her the award.
“This is a really great school and I’m happy to work with all of you in all these different aspects,” said Real when giving a speech after receiving her award. Real is a college prep biology teacher, who at PRHS as well as being a track coach along with Overton.
When giving Real the award Gaviola said that she would like to “keep amazing people like (Real)…in our district, making a difference.”