On Tuesday, the El Paso Independent School District released the names of the finalists who are being considered for the title of 2016 Teacher of the Year.
The finalists were selected from among a field of about 20 semifinalists and more than 90 campus winners.
The finalists for Secondary Teacher of the Year are:
• Christina J. Marenco, Burges High School
• Michael P. Reese, El Paso High School
• Marta C. Romero, Lincoln Middle School
• Heike M. Brindly, Richardson Middle School
• Holly Thorson, Wiggs Middle School
The finalists for Elementary Teacher of the Year are:
• Veronica Zuñiga, Cielo Vista Elementary School
• Julie Rodriguez, Coldwell Elementary School
• Meridith Gray, Kohlberg Elementary School
• Cecilia Perez, Lee Elementary School
• Jill McGee, Mesita Elementary School