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Golden Halo 2018-19

For the past twelve years, the Christian Chamber of Southwest Florida has honored private school teachers with the Golden Halo Awards. (The equivalent to the public school’s Golden Apple Awards) Their format has finalists chosen four school levels: K-2, 3-5, 6-8 and 9-12. Students and parents can nominate teachers by completing the application below:

April 20, 2018: for the the second time in FMCS  history we have a Golden Halo winner! Congratulations to Mrs. Jo Weber for receiving the honor at the 12th Annual Golden Halo Awards organized by the Christian Chamber of Southwest Florida. Mrs. Weber is our kindergarten teacher and won the best teacher award in the category of grades K-2nd. This year we were proud to have four finalists: (pictured above left to right) Miss Naomi Welborn, third grade, Mrs. Shellee Harper, second grade, Mrs. Jo Weber, kindergarten (also a finalist in 2015 and 2017) and Mrs. Amber Davis, first grade. This year’s event took place on April 20th at St. Leo’s Parish Life Center in Bonita Springs. Many thanks to everyone who nominated our teachers again this year. In 2016, we had our first winner in school history: Mrs. Myra Stewart, our Learning Resource teacher, won in the 3th-5th grade category as she was nominated by 4th grader, Rosie Trujillo! You can see her acceptance speech on our FMCS TV on YouTube. (also a finalist in

Myra Stewart

Other past top ten finalists include:

  • Mrs. Lauren Collins, Second Grade (2008, 2012)
  • Mrs. Jennifer Crouch – Middle School Language Arts (2007, 2010)
  • Mr. Johnathon Blikstad, Middle School Math (2008)
  • Mrs. Amber Davis, First Grade (2018)
  • Mrs. Shellee Harper, Second Grade (2018)
  • Mrs. Stacey Leatherman – Middle School Science (2012)
  • Mrs. Lee Mitchell – Middle School History (2007, 2012)
  • Mrs. Gayle Shell, First Grade (2011)
  • Mrs. Rachel Tuma – Third grade (2010, 2012)
  • Mrs. Jo Weber, Kindergarten (2015, 2018)
  • Miss Naomi Welborn, Third Grade (2017, 2018)
  • Mr. Matt Ziemer, Physical Education (2017)