MMS Teacher of the Year

Each year, a teacher is chosen to represent Mauldin Middle School at the district level.
This person is selected by the MMS faculty in recognition of his or her outstanding teaching ability.

Mr. Jacques WhiteJacques White: 2021-22 MMS Teacher of the Year

2022-2023 MMS Teacher of the Year

Coach White is entering the fourth year of his teaching career here at MMS teaching PE/Health. He is also the boys basketball coach and will be going into the fifth coaching season of his career—four at Mauldin, and one season at Mabry Middle in Inman, SC. Coach White was inspired by his parents who were both educators, His dad was a coach as well, spending 20+ years coaching basketball and football.

Coach White’s goal is to help brighten the day of as many people in the building as possible by having a smile and high energy, and creating relationships with students that last long after they leave MMS.

“People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” - Maya Angelou

Congratulations, Coach White!



Past Teachers of the Year

2021-22: Jacques White

2020-21: Erica Aiken

2019-20: Megan Sutherland

2018-19: Amy Pearson

2017-18: Kenia Warren

2016-17: Christy Batson

2015-16: Meg Black

2014-15: Brian Harris

2013-14: Kathy Beck

2012-13: Gwen Hyer

2011-12: Stewart Mathis


2010-11: Jim Kilgus

2009-10: Keith Finch

2008-09: Gwen Shealy

2007-08: Lindsay Sanders

2006-07: Susan Jamison

2005-06: Tonya Woods

2004-05: Ann Twitchell

2003-04: Vanessa Rhodes

2002-03: Jennifer Garrett

2001-02: Laura Hervey

2000-01: Pam Barefoot