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Adair teachers honored in annual CU awards program

Adair County's Excellence in Teaching (EIT) award recipients are featured in this story. Campbellsville University's Excellence in Teaching Award Program honored 218 teachers throughout Kentucky from 76 districts and/or private schools.

The teachers are selected by their school districts in each grade level (preschool/elementary, middle and high school). The purpose of the program is to recognize the quality teaching and learning taking place in the school systems throughout Kentucky.

Adair County Schools - Dr. Pamela Stephens, superintendent; Amanda Webster, Adair County Elementary School; Diana Eastham, Adair County Middle School; and Julie Brockman, Adair County High School.

Webster, of Columbia, Ky., has taught at Adair County Elementary since 2012. She is a 5th grade/social studies teacher.

She received her degree in elementary education from Western Kentucky University in 2012 and her degree of supervisor of instruction from the University of the Cumberlands in 2018. She is a 2008 graduate of Adair County High School.

She is the daughter of Janet and Dwight Roach of Columbia, Ky., and is married to David Webster, and they have two children, Evelyn and Elijah.

Eastham, of Columbia, Ky., teaches 6th grade English language arts at Adair County Middle School.

She received her Bachelor of Arts from Lindsey Wilson College in 1991 and her Master of Arts from Western Kentucky University in 1995. She is National Board Certified as a Middle Childhood Generalist. She is a 1987 graduate of Adair County High School.

She is married to Greg Eastham.

Brockman, of Greensburg, Ky., teaches 10th grade history at Adair County High School. She formerly taught at Metcalfe County High School from 2007 until 2012.

She received her Bachelor's degree in Social Science and Secondary Education from Lindsey Wilson College in 2005 and is earning a Rank II from the Education Professional Standards Board. She is a 1994 graduate of Adair County High School.

She is married to Jonathan Brockman, and they have three children: Jacob, Justin and Jarett.

This story was posted on 2022-05-25 21:58:44
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Congratulations to Adair educators honored in EIT

2022-05-25 - Adair County, KY - Photo by Gerard Flanagan, CU Communications.
Adair County teachers received awards at the 36th Annual Excellence in Teaching ceremony May 14, 2022. At far left is Dr. Donna Hedgepath, Campbellsville University's provost and vice president for academic affairs, and at far right is Dr. Lisa Allen, dean of Campbellsville University's School of Education. Along with Hedgepath and Allen are from left: Amanda Webster, Adair County Elementary School; Diana Eastham, Adair County Middle School; and Julie Brockman, Adair County High School, along with Chad Parnell, Adair County High School principal.

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