Upshur County Teacher and Service Personnel of the Year

Upshur County Schools is pleased to announce that Mrs. Virginia Hicks, Art teacher at Buckhannon Academy Elementary School, was selected as the Upshur County Teacher of the Year. Mrs. Hicks has 22 years of service to the students of Upshur County, where she inspires young artists to perform to their fullest potential. Under her leadership, students have been recognized at the county, state, and national levels for their exemplary art work. Congratulations, Mrs. Hicks!

Mrs. Jessica Grose, paraprofessional at Hodgesville Elementary School, was announced as the Upshur County Service Personnel of the Year. Mrs. Grose has served Upshur County students in some capacity for over 11 years. Through her service, Mrs. Grose positively impacts students and staff with her infectious smile. She always carries a positive attitude and willingly helps wherever she is needed. Congratulations, Mrs. Grose!