Jacquelyn Kinney

Position: Kindergarten Teacher

School: Highlands Elementary School

School District: Dothan City Schools

City, State: Dothan, Alabama

About the Nominee: Jacquelyn Kinney was nominated by Valerie and Jason Gathof, the parents of a student. Mrs. Kinney has a heart of gold! She is always smiling and has a great interest in her students' learning. Valerie and Jason's son has learned so much under her instruction, and he loves going to school. She is a blessing to Highlands Elementary School. When one enters her classroom and sees how she interacts with all her students, it's evident that she really cares about all of them.