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CMS teacher nominated for Educator of the Year award

Campbellsville Middle School teacher Katie Campbell is one of the top teachers in Taylor County.

 

Campbell, an exceptional child educator at CMS, is one of four teachers nominated for this year’s Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce Educator of the Year award.

 

The nominees were honored at the Chamber’s annual banquet on Thursday, April 27.

 

Campbell, 35, graduated from Walton Verona High School in 2000.

 

She completed a special education and math degree at University of Kentucky in 2005, and a counseling degree at Western Kentucky University in 2010.

 

Before coming to CMS in 2008, she taught math at Campbell County Middle School for three years.

 

She has taught math at CMS for the past nine years.

 

Campbell spends countless hours working to ensure her students’ needs are met and is one who truly embodies the calling of teaching.

 

Kent Settle, instructional supervisor at Campbellsville Independent Schools, said Campbell is resourceful in proposing new teaching techniques.

 

“Being a true leader, Katie is receptive of colleagues’ ideas and feelings while providing guidance and leadership,” he said. ”She has served as a teacher mentor to student teachers as well as new teachers to the field of education.

 

“Her knowledge in curriculum and problem solving is evident in the roles she has served while employed with Campbellsville Independent Schools.

 

“Katie exhibits numerous strengths in the field of education. She is truly an asset to the students and faculty of at Campbellsville Independent Schools.

 

“In my 24 years of education, I could not think of anyone more deserving of this great honor than Mrs. Katie Campbell.”

 

Campbell is the daughter of Glenn and Judy VonHandorf of Walton, Ky., and is married to Justin Campbell.

 

In her spare time, Campbell enjoys, sewing and embroidery.

 

Also at the banquet, Judy Cox was honored for retiring from her position as Chamber director. Cox is CMS seventh-grade teacher Tammy Hash’s mother.

 

And, David Petett, who is transportation director and director of district programs at Campbellsville Independent Schools, was honored for serving on the Chamber Board of Directors for three years.

 

Katie Campbell, an exceptional child educator at CMS, is one of four teachers nominated for this year’s Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce Educator of the Year award. The nominees were honored at the Chamber’s annual banquet on Thursday, April 27. From left are Campbell’s husband Justin, Campbell and her parents, Judy and Glenn VonHandorf.

Katie Campbell, an exceptional child educator at CMS, is one of four teachers nominated for this year’s Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce Educator of the Year award. The nominees were honored at the Chamber’s annual banquet on Thursday, April 27. From left are Campbell’s husband Justin, Campbell and her parents, Judy and Glenn VonHandorf.

 

Katie Campbell, an exceptional child educator at CMS, is one of four teachers nominated for this year’s Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce Educator of the Year award. The nominees were honored at the Chamber’s annual banquet on Thursday, April 27. Campbell is pictured with CMS Principal Elisha Rhodes.

Katie Campbell, an exceptional child educator at CMS, is one of four teachers nominated for this year’s Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce Educator of the Year award. The nominees were honored at the Chamber’s annual banquet on Thursday, April 27. Campbell is pictured with CMS Principal Elisha Rhodes.

 

Katie Campbell, an exceptional child educator at CMS, is one of four teachers nominated for this year’s Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce Educator of the Year award. The nominees were honored at the Chamber’s annual banquet on Thursday, April 27.

Katie Campbell, an exceptional child educator at CMS, is one of four teachers nominated for this year’s Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce Educator of the Year award. The nominees were honored at the Chamber’s annual banquet on Thursday, April 27.

 

Judy Cox was honored at the Chamber banquet for retiring after serving for many years as Chamber director. She is pictured with her children, Tammy Hash, third from left, who is a seventh-grade teacher at CMS, and Todd Cox, seventh from left. From left are Tammy Hash’s husband Garin, their son Arren, an eighth-grader at CMS, Tammy Hash, Judy Cox, Todd Cox’s wife Beth, Todd Cox and Tammy and Garin’s son Austin Hash, who graduated from Campbellsville High School in 2016 and now attends Campbellsville University.

Judy Cox was honored at the Chamber banquet for retiring after serving for many years as Chamber director. She is pictured with her children, Tammy Hash, third from left, who is a seventh-grade teacher at CMS, and Todd Cox, seventh from left. From left are Tammy Hash’s husband Garin, their son Arren, an eighth-grader at CMS, Tammy Hash, Judy Cox, Todd Cox’s wife Beth, Todd Cox and Tammy and Garin’s son Austin Hash, who graduated from Campbellsville High School in 2016 and now attends Campbellsville University.

 

David Petett, who is transportation director and director of district programs at Campbellsville Independent Schools, was honored for serving on the Chamber Board of Directors for three years. He is pictured with Chamber Director Judy Cox.

David Petett, who is transportation director and director of district programs at Campbellsville Independent Schools, was honored for serving on the Chamber Board of Directors for three years. He is pictured with Chamber Director Judy Cox.

 

Katie Campbell, an exceptional child educator at CMS, is one of four teachers nominated for this year’s Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce Educator of the Year award. Above, she works with sixth-grader Elizabeth Lopez.

Katie Campbell, an exceptional child educator at CMS, is one of four teachers nominated for this year’s Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce Educator of the Year award. Above, she works with sixth-grader Elizabeth Lopez.

 

Katie Campbell, an exceptional child educator at CMS, is one of four teachers nominated for this year’s Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce Educator of the Year award. Above, she teaches a sixth-grade math class.

Katie Campbell, an exceptional child educator at CMS, is one of four teachers nominated for this year’s Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce Educator of the Year award. Above, she teaches a sixth-grade math class.

 

Katie Campbell, an exceptional child educator at CMS, is one of four teachers nominated for this year’s Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce Educator of the Year award. Above, she teaches a sixth-grade math class.

Katie Campbell, an exceptional child educator at CMS, is one of four teachers nominated for this year’s Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce Educator of the Year award. Above, she teaches a sixth-grade math class.





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