Barrow's BEST

Congratulations to the 2019-2020 Barrow's BEST Award winners! BEST stands for Barrow's Exceptional Support Team. A winner is selected in each of five service categories: Service Employee, School Nutrition, Transportation, Support Personnel, and Contributing Professional.

  • Steve Hall, ITS - Service Employee
  • Mary Maples, Apalachee High School - School Nutrition
  • Melissa Courtney - Transportation
  • Teri Head, Kennedy Elementary - Support Personnel
  • Amy Dew, Professional Development Center - Contributing Professional

"We are proud to have each of you giving your best to our students and your peers every day! It is an honor to serve with each of you on the Barrow BOLD Team!" - Superintendent Dr. Chris McMichael

Barrows BEST Recipients - Mary Maples, Steve Hall, Teri Head, Melissa Courtney, Amy Dew

Nominate Barrow's BEST

Each day we come in contact with exceptional individuals. People that go the extra mile to help or provide extra special "customer" service make our days better. Now school system employees, parents, business partners and the community can make sure everyone knows about those special people!

Barrow County School System has an employee recognition program called BEST, Barrow's Exceptional Support Team. Anyone can nominate an employee for an annual BEST award. Nominees will receive a special notification that they have been nominated as a BEST. The Superintendent will also send them a letter acknowledging their nomination. Please take a moment to nominate someone for this recognition today by clicking the link below! Nominations will be accepted now through mid-April.

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