Lyons Primary School
Address: 298 N Lexington St, Lyons, GA 30436
Phone: (912) 526-8391
LPS Teacher of the Year - Mrs. Lara West
Mrs. Lara West is honored to have been chosen as Lyons Primary School’s Teacher of the Year. Mrs. West has been teaching for eleven years. Before moving to First Grade, she taught Kindergarten for three years . Throughout her teaching career, she has strived to be the best teacher to her students. She admits that she has made many mistakes as a teacher, but she has learned from them. She has also accomplished many tasks and has been rewarded just by seeing her students’ successes. Mrs. West won’t admit that she has never had a bad day as a teacher. She won’t say that she has never been disappointed as a teacher. She will say that the challenging days and the disappointments that she has faced have made her a stronger person and a better teacher. She knows without a doubt that she has had enough good days and enough successes to make her want to continue teaching. Mrs. West says, “Teaching is not an easy job; however, it is the most rewarding job there is.”
Mrs. West is married to Dewayne West and they have two beautiful daughters – Madelyn (5 years old) and Annie (2 years old). She and her family live in Treutlen County. Mrs. West loves to travel with her family during the summer. During her time away from school, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Family is most important in her life.
Picture 1. L-R Mrs. Sandra Floyd, LPS Principal, Mrs. Lara West
Picture 2. 1st Grade Math teachers with Mrs. West; Pictured L-R: Angela Findley, Rhonda Gerrits, Lara West, Heather Kight