Neelyville High School
9th through 12th
COMMENTS FROM THE NOMINATION FORMS:
"She loves her students as if they were her own and she strives for their success. Along with being a great teacher, she is a great role model by encouraging her students to make smart, informed decisions in school as well as in their personal lives"
"She tries to inspire a love of science in us just like she has been inspired herself. She understand that different students learn in different ways and tries to make learning fun for everyone by having multiple types of study."
"She teaches us that it is okay to not know, but it's not okay to not try. She is very passionate about her job."
"Mrs. Sheppard is the nicest person I have ever met. She will invite you over to her house to study and work on things if you need it. She is the best teacher by far!"
"She is very caring and is willing to help you on the weekends or at night. She will give you her number so if you need help on homework you can call her and ask for help."
"She even went so far as to offer her home as a place to stay to a student who was in a tough home life situation."
"Her smile is contagious and she is always in a good mood. She would gladly give the shirt off her back if she thought someone needed it."
"I can honestly say that I would dread coming to Chemistry without her. She is one of the best teachers I have ever had and no one deserves to win this award more than she does."
"I feel like I have learned the most from her not only in school but about how to deal with situations."
"I never thought I would understand Chemistry without her."
"No matter how frustrating we may be at times, she never looses her temper and never gives up on us."