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Team Moody spouse recognized as Teacher of the Year

Col. Benjamin Conde, left, 23d Wing vice commander, poses with Melvina Murray, Valdosta City Schools (VCS) 2019 Teacher of the Year Award recipient and Team Moody spouse, after the VCS 2019 Teacher of the Year Banquet Sept. 5, 2019, at the Rainwater Conference Center, Valdosta, Ga. Murray received the award for being the system’s educator who not only embodies her school’s core expectations of integrity first, respect for yourself and others, and excellence in all we do, but also consistently placed service before herself.  This year the VCS system named Murray as one of two recipients to recognize her hard work and dedication before the Murray family relocates to California mid-September. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Kaylin P. Hankerson)

Col. Benjamin Conde, left, 23d Wing vice commander, poses with Melvina Murray, Valdosta City Schools (VCS) 2019 Teacher of the Year Award recipient and Team Moody spouse, after the VCS 2019 Teacher of the Year Banquet Sept. 5, 2019, at the Rainwater Conference Center, Valdosta, Ga. Murray received the award for being the system’s educator who not only embodies her school’s core expectations of integrity first, respect for yourself and others, and excellence in all we do, but also consistently placed service before herself. This year the VCS system named Murray as one of two recipients to recognize her hard work and dedication before the Murray family relocates to California mid-September. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Kaylin P. Hankerson)

Melvina Murray, Valdosta City Schools (VCS) 2019 Teacher of the Year Award recipient and Team Moody spouse, speaks after receiving her award during the VCS 2019 Teacher of the Year Banquet Sept. 5, 2019, at the Rainwater Conference Center, Valdosta, Ga. Murray received the award for being the system’s educator who not only embodied her school’s core expectations of integrity first, respect for yourself and others, and excellence in all we do, but also consistently placed her service before herself.  This year the VCS system named Murray as one of two recipients to recognize her hard work and dedication before the Murray family relocates to California mid-September. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Kaylin P. Hankerson)

Melvina Murray, Valdosta City Schools (VCS) 2019 Teacher of the Year Award recipient and Team Moody spouse, speaks after receiving her award during the VCS 2019 Teacher of the Year Banquet Sept. 5, 2019, at the Rainwater Conference Center, Valdosta, Ga. Murray received the award for being the system’s educator who not only embodied her school’s core expectations of integrity first, respect for yourself and others, and excellence in all we do, but also consistently placed her service before herself. This year the VCS system named Murray as one of two recipients to recognize her hard work and dedication before the Murray family relocates to California mid-September. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Kaylin P. Hankerson)

Col. Benjamin Conde, 23d Wing vice commander, speaks on the importance of the military spouse during the Valdosta City Schools (VCS) 2019 Teacher of the Year Banquet Sept. 5, 2019, at the Rainwater Conference Center, Valdosta, Ga. Melvina Murray, 2019 Teacher of the Year Award recipient and Team Moody spouse, received the award for being the system’s educator who not only embodies her school’s core expectations of integrity first, respect for yourself and others, and excellence in all we do, but also consistently placed her service before herself.  This year the VCS system named Murray as one of two recipients to recognize her hard work and dedication before the Murray family relocates to California mid-September. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Kaylin P. Hankerson)

Col. Benjamin Conde, 23d Wing vice commander, speaks on the importance of the military spouse during the Valdosta City Schools (VCS) 2019 Teacher of the Year Banquet Sept. 5, 2019, at the Rainwater Conference Center, Valdosta, Ga. Melvina Murray, 2019 Teacher of the Year Award recipient and Team Moody spouse, received the award for being the system’s educator who not only embodies her school’s core expectations of integrity first, respect for yourself and others, and excellence in all we do, but also consistently placed her service before herself. This year the VCS system named Murray as one of two recipients to recognize her hard work and dedication before the Murray family relocates to California mid-September. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Kaylin P. Hankerson)

Dr. Todd Carson, right, Valdosta City Schools (VCS) superintendent, presents Melvina Murray, Teacher of the Year Award recipient and Team Moody spouse, with her plaque during the VCS 2019 Teacher of the Year Banquet, Sept. 5, 2019, at the Rainwater Conference Center, Valdosta, Ga. Melvina received the award for being the system’s educator who not only embodies her school’s core expectations of integrity first, respect for yourself and others, and excellence in all we do, but also consistently placed her service before herself. This year the VCS system named Murray as one of two recipients to recognize her hard work and dedication before the Murray family relocates to California mid-September. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Kaylin P. Hankerson)

Dr. Todd Carson, right, Valdosta City Schools (VCS) superintendent, presents Melvina Murray, Teacher of the Year Award recipient and Team Moody spouse, with her plaque during the VCS 2019 Teacher of the Year Banquet, Sept. 5, 2019, at the Rainwater Conference Center, Valdosta, Ga. Melvina received the award for being the system’s educator who not only embodies her school’s core expectations of integrity first, respect for yourself and others, and excellence in all we do, but also consistently placed her service before herself. This year the VCS system named Murray as one of two recipients to recognize her hard work and dedication before the Murray family relocates to California mid-September. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Kaylin P. Hankerson)

Attendees of the Valdosta City Schools (VCS) 2019 Teacher of the Year Banquet socialize before the event begins, Sept. 5, 2019, at the Rainwater Conference Center, Valdosta, Ga. This year the VCS system named Melvina Murray, Valdosta City Schools (VCS) Teacher of the Year award recipient and Team Moody spouse, as one of two recipients to recognize her hard work and dedication before the Murray family relocates to California mid-September. Murray’s leadership described her as a VCS educator who not only embodies her school’s core expectations of integrity first, respect for yourself and others, and excellence in all we do, but also consistently placed service before herself. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Kaylin P. Hankerson)

Attendees of the Valdosta City Schools (VCS) 2019 Teacher of the Year Banquet socialize before the event begins, Sept. 5, 2019, at the Rainwater Conference Center, Valdosta, Ga. This year the VCS system named Melvina Murray, Valdosta City Schools (VCS) Teacher of the Year award recipient and Team Moody spouse, as one of two recipients to recognize her hard work and dedication before the Murray family relocates to California mid-September. Murray’s leadership described her as a VCS educator who not only embodies her school’s core expectations of integrity first, respect for yourself and others, and excellence in all we do, but also consistently placed service before herself. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Kaylin P. Hankerson)

Attendees of the Valdosta City Schools (VCS) 2019 Teacher of the Year Banquet socialize before the program begins, Sept. 5, 2019, at the Rainwater Conference Center, Valdosta, Ga. This year the VCS system named Melvina Murray, Valdosta City Schools (VCS) Teacher of the Year award recipient and Team Moody spouse, as one of two recipients of the award to recognize her hard work and dedication before the Murray family relocates to California mid-September. Murray’s leadership describes her as a VCS educator who not only embodies her school’s core expectations of integrity first, respect for yourself and others, and excellence in all we do, but also consistently placed service before herself. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Kaylin P. Hankerson)

Attendees of the Valdosta City Schools (VCS) 2019 Teacher of the Year Banquet socialize before the program begins, Sept. 5, 2019, at the Rainwater Conference Center, Valdosta, Ga. This year the VCS system named Melvina Murray, Valdosta City Schools (VCS) Teacher of the Year award recipient and Team Moody spouse, as one of two recipients of the award to recognize her hard work and dedication before the Murray family relocates to California mid-September. Murray’s leadership describes her as a VCS educator who not only embodies her school’s core expectations of integrity first, respect for yourself and others, and excellence in all we do, but also consistently placed service before herself. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Kaylin P. Hankerson)

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