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2019-20 Teachers of the Year

Congratulations to our 2019-20 Teachers of the Year!

Donna Rieves
Diboll High School
 

Mrs. Rieves earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Stephen F. Austin State University.  She is a twenty-seven year Career and Technical Education Teacher.  She has spent all of her teaching career at Diboll High School.   Mrs. Rieves has taught numerous classes including Animation, BIM, Career Preparation, Graphic Design, Multimedia, and Yearbook in her department over the past 27 years.  She also served as lead teacher for her department for more than ten years. Mrs. Rieves plans to retire at the end of 2019-2020 school year.

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Alicia McMullen
Diboll Jr. High School
 

Alicia McMullen is a lifelong Lumberjack. She attended Diboll Independent School District throughout grade school and graduated DHS Class of 2004. Following high school, Mrs. McMullen earned an Associate's of Mass Communication from Angelina College, and went on to complete her Bachelor of Science from Stephen F. Austin State University. McMullen then returned to Diboll ISD to begin her career as a teacher. She taught the 6th grade world cultures course for five years at Temple Intermediate, and for the past four years has taught the 8th grade American history course at Diboll Jr. High. In her nine years at Diboll ISD, McMullen has taught well over 900 Lumberjacks. She was blessed to teach the graduating classes of 2021 and 2022 twice: once as sixth graders and then again as eighth graders. McMullen has recently been admitted to the school counseling program at SFASU, and hopes to continue serving the students of Diboll for many years to come.

 
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Jon Prunes
HG Temple Intermediate School
 

Jon Louis Prunes holds a Masters of Education from Stephen F. Austin State University. Mr. Prunes has been teaching math since 2008 and he loves helping students every day! Mr. Prunes enjoys travelling and spending time with his wife DeAnna, and two daughters, Bella and Chloe. Being part of the Diboll ISD family has been a very rewarding experience for Mr. Prunes, and he loves watching his students grow into fantastic Lumberjacks and Ladyjacks!

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Scarlett McMahon
HG Temple Elementary School 
 

Mrs. Scarlett McMahon has been teaching for seven years and is currently a special education teacher in two self-contained classrooms at H.G. Temple Campus.  The grades she teaches range from kindergarten to fifth grade and includes a variety of disabilities such as, but not limited to, autism, Down Syndrome, intellectual disabilities, physical disabilities, seizure disorders, etc.  Mrs. McMahon graduated from Texas State University in 2008 with a Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science with an emphasis in Pre-Physical Therapy.  In 2013 she began working on her alternative certification through the Texas Teachers of Tomorrow program.  Through this program, she obtained her certification in special education EC - 12th grade and general education EC- 6th grade.  Mrs. McMahon is currently enrolled and has completed her first year in the Masters of Special Education program at Stephen F. Austin State University. She is working towards her diagnostician certification.

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Krystal Daniel
Diboll Primary School
 

Mrs. Daniel earned her Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Studies from Texas Tech University. She is certified EC-4 Generalist and ESL.  Since second grade Mrs. Daniel knew she wanted to be an educator. Before starting her teaching career with Diboll ISD she was a substitute teacher and one-on-one special education aid for 2 years at Huntington ISD. Mrs. Daniel has taught for 7 years at Diboll ISD. She started her career teaching Pre-K4, and the following year began teaching Pre-K3. Mrs. Daniel went on to get certified to teach Special Education and has spent the last 2 years teaching Early Childhood Special Education. Mrs. Daniel loves her students and seeing them grow in their educational abilities.