Press Release

2018-2019 Educator Awards and Scholarships Finalists Announced

by Susan Meyer | Jan 10, 2019 | Press Release


Austin, TX—TCEA (Texas Computer Education Association) is excited to announce the finalists for the 2018-2019 Educator Awards and Scholarships. These awards are given to exemplary educators who are using their roles to advance teaching and learning with technology in innovative ways. This year, we had a truly unparalleled field of entrants.

Our team of judges worked very hard over the last few months to choose the following finalists from among many qualified educators.

High Impact Teacher of the Year
Louise Morgan
Nina Peery
Heather Preston

Library Media Specialist of the Year
Anne Farley
Nancy Jo Lambert
Emily Meisel

Technical Support Person of the Year
Matt Green
Lori Hamm-Neckar

Instructional Technology Specialist of the Year
Mesha Daniel
Stacy R. Joseph
Josh Watkins

District or Campus Administrator of the Year
Dr. Leslie Bender Jutzi
Jamie Locklin
Juan Orozco

Technology Administrator of the Year
Kimberly Lane Clark
David Oestreicher
Jason Sanders

School Board of the Year (recipient)
United ISD

Making IT Happen Award
Jeannine Freeman
Kim Garcia

Lifetime Achievement for the Advancement of Technology in Education Award
Randy Moczygemba
Dr. Kari Rhame Murphy

TCEA Advocacy Award (recipient)
Dr. Carol Fletcher

Robert E. Knight Professional Scholarship (recipient)
Angel Herring

Richard A. Brown Student Scholarship (recipient)
Cameron Stevens

Jeri Hodges Leadership Scholarship (recipient)
Missie (Lucia) Malo

TCEA President Dr. Roland Rios congratulated all of the 2018-2019 Educator Award finalists, saying: “Given the caliber of extraordinary nominees, our selection committee had a difficult task in choosing an overall winner in each category. And we know these finalists are a small representation of all the great things so many educators are accomplishing in their classrooms and campuses every day.” To learn more about the Educator Awards, please visit this site:

TCEA ( is a nonprofit, member-based organization that has supported the use of technology in education for the last 39 years. Our primary focus is on integrating technology into the PreK-16 environment and providing our members with cutting-edge knowledge and resources through conferences, workshops, online and print publications, and collaborations with businesses and institutions of higher education.

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