The Hillsdale County Community Foundation is proud to partner with the Stanton Foundation to promote and administer a recognition program for teachers in Hillsdale County, Michigan. As a result of the generosity of The Stanton Foundation, one Hillsdale County teacher has been the recipient of a $10,000 award as Teacher of the Year every year since 2012.
The award recognizes educators in Hillsdale County who are known for going above and beyond the standard requirements and job duties associated with being a teacher, enriching the lives of their students and showing dedication to their school and community.
2017 Winner Amy Goldsmith ($10,000)
2017 Runner-Up Nick Tucker ($5,000)
2016 Winner Josh Sholler ($10,000)
2016 Runner-Up Jennifer Duff ($5,000)
2015 Winner Chip Patterson ($10,000)
2015 Runner-Up Lora Glei-Dietz ($5,000)
2014 Winner Sumer Wells ($10,000)
2014 Runner-Up David Follis ($5,000)
2013 Winner Mindy Eggleston ($10,000)
2012 Winner Brianna Crall ($10,000)