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Westside High School Educator
Named 2017 Bibb County Teacher Of The Year

Dominque Nichols, a teacher from Westside High School, has been named the 2017 Bibb County Teacher of the Year. He was named Bibb's Teacher of the Year at an annual banquet celebrating Bibb County’s 2016-2017 Teachers of the Year on Monday, October 10, at Mercer University.

Mr. Nichols has taught various English and Language Arts classes at Westside High School since 2013. Currently, he is teaching World Literature to sophomores and Advanced Placement Literature and Composition to seniors. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from Fort Valley State University and a Master of Arts in Teaching Secondary English Education from Georgia College and State University.

As Bibb County Teacher of the Year, Mr. Nichols will now compete for the title of 2018 Georgia Teacher of the Year. Other finalists for Bibb County Teacher of the Year were Ronny Fuerniss, Heritage Elementary School; Connie McCain, Rutland Middle School; Darryl Silas, Northeast High School; and Marissa Rondina, Rutland High School. Mr. Fuerniss was named runner-up for Bibb County Teacher of the Year.

Thank you to these organizations for supporting Bibb County's Teacher of the Year event!

MidSouth Community Federal Credit Union
Mercer University
The Kroger Co.
Jones Cork LLP
Cox Communications
Progressive Communications
Clear Touch
K-12 Insight
R & G Sales
Zarca Interactive
GA School Supply
Georgia Power Co.
Chris R. Sheridan & Co.
Middle Georgia RESA
Geotechnical & Environmental
Consultants, Inc.
American Pride Bank
Solomon, Deaton & Buice Insurance
Rutherford Trophies, Inc.
Donaldson, Garrett & Associates
White Springs Church
Lanford, Smith and Kapiloff
Centenary United Methodist Church
St. Paul AME Church
Center Hill Baptist Church
Jimmy John’s
Texas Border Grill
Lee Nails
Raffield Tire Master
Publix Supermarkets
Firestone Auto Care
Kinetix Health Club
Dry Falls Outfitters
Dillard’s, Inc.
Beesa Skincare Studio
Kay-Lynn Massage & Bodyworks Studio
Francar’s Buffalo Wings
Office Depot
Buca di Beppo
Ingleside Village Pizza
Bear’s Den
St. John Baptist Church
Barnes & Noble
Old Navy
Smoothie King
Bath & Body Works
Charming Charlie

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Dominque Nichols