USC Aiken Alumni Earn Statewide Awards

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AIKEN, SC (10/26/2018) The South Carolina Association of Teacher Educator recognized several University of South Carolina Aiken alumni during its annual conference at Coastal Carolina University earlier this month.

Tiffany Jones, formerly Tiffany Addison, is an 8th grade science teacher at Crayton Middle. She earned the SCATE Student Teacher of the Year award.

The association awarded the Cooperating Teacher of the Year award to Tiffany Coleman. She is a 3rd grade teacher at Jefferson Elementary.

Lotashia Polite, 4th grade teacher at Allendale Elementary, also earned Cooperating Teacher of the Year honors.

"I am so proud of our School of Education alumni and the impact they are making in classrooms across the state, especially in the lives of their students," said Dr. Judy Beck, dean of the USC Aiken School of Education."