Pa’Trice Day Owens Named OCPS Teacher of the Year

Pa’Trice Day Owens Named OCPS Teacher of the Year

Pictured left to right: Kelly Guempel, OCHS principal, Pa’trice Day Owens and Dr. Brenda Tanner, Superintendent

Mrs. Pa’Trice Day Owens, a business teacher at Orange County High School, has been named the 2017 Orange County Public Schools’ Teacher of the Year.

Day Owens was selected from a slate of finalists representing each of Orange County’s public schools. Teachers of the year finalists from Orange County’s other schools include:

  • Wendy Shifflett, TTRT – Lightfoot Elementary School
  • Tammy Kelliher, Kindergarten teacher – Unionville Elementary School
  • Susan Eppard, Grade 5 teacher – Orange Elementary School
  • Kirsten Logan, Grade 1 teacher – Gordon-Barbour Elementary School
  • Connie Sisler, Special Education teacher – Locust Grove Primary School
  • Lois Davis, Art teacher – Locust Grove Elementary School\
  • Emily Driver, Science & Social Studies teacher – Locust Grove Middle School
  • Kathy Hogsten, Reading Specialist – Prospect Heights Middle School

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