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5 finalists named for Beaufort Co. teacher award

Denise Ondishko (Source: Beaufort Co. School District) Denise Ondishko (Source: Beaufort Co. School District)
Karen Perdue (Source: Beaufort Co. School District) Karen Perdue (Source: Beaufort Co. School District)
Kathy Ingram (Source: Beaufort Co. School District) Kathy Ingram (Source: Beaufort Co. School District)
Susan Prekop (Source: Beaufort Co. School District) Susan Prekop (Source: Beaufort Co. School District)
Tennille Scheriff (Source: Beaufort Co. School District) Tennille Scheriff (Source: Beaufort Co. School District)

BEAUFORT CO., SC (WTOC) - Five finalists were named Tuesday for the Beaufort County School District Teacher of the Year award.

Denise Ondishko has been teaching for the past 21 years and has been at the Hilton Head Island Early Childhood Center since 2007. 

Karen Perdue has been teaching for 12 years and has spent eight of those years at the Hilton Head Island IB Elementary School. 

Kathy Ingram has been teaching for 25 years and 24 of those years have been in the Beaufort County School District at the Lady's Island Middle School.   

Susan Prekop has been teaching for the 19 years, four of those years have been at the Missy Oaks Elementary School.   

Karen Perdue has been teaching for 12 years, with eight of those years have been at the Hilton Head Island IB Elementary School.   

Tennille Scheriff has been teaching for 12 years and has been teaching in the Beaufort County School District since 2002. She has been at the Hilton Head Island School for the Creative Arts for the past year.   

Teachers of the year award candidates are selected every year in April. A committee reviews all of the candidates and five are selected as finalists for the District Teacher of the Year. In the fall, the district holds a Celebration for Teachers breakfast to honor all the teachers of the year and the District Teacher of the Year is announced.   

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