At a glance
Teacher of the Year finalists
• First Runner-Up: Michael Spellis, a pre-algebra and algebra teacher at Taft Middle School.
• Second Runner-Up: Sherry Dew, a seventh-grade geography and Oklahoma history teacher at Webster Middle School.
• Susan Bumgarner, a prekindergarten teacher at Wilson Arts Integration Elementary School.
• Suzanne Carter, a first-grade teacher at Telstar Elementary School.
• Adelita Dixon-Hernandez, a dance teacher at Capitol Hill High School.
• Mary Johnson, a kindergarten teacher at Rancho Village Elementary School.
• Lisa Ummel-Ingram, a fifth-grade teacher at Wheeler Elementary School.
• Kristin Whitmore, a third-grade teacher at Sequoyah Elementary School.