Congratulations to Mrs. Mary Beth Cook - SDM's Teacher of the Year!
Mary Beth Cook, a third grade teacher at Sally Meadows Elementary, was selected by her peers as the SDM Teacher of the Year. Mrs. Cook is a graduate of Brewton Parker College with a Bachelor of Science in Education and has taught in the Vidalia City School System for eleven years. She has served as the third grade level leader for several years and held many other committee positions.
When asked about her chosen profession as an educator, Mrs. Cook stated, “I have always loved children and making a positive difference in their lives, and I knew that teaching would be a gateway for this opportunity. I am fortunate to love what I do and consider it a great blessing. Teaching is my passion.”
A native of Telfair County, Mrs. Cook is married to Paul Cook. She has two sons, Hart Cook, a graduate of Vidalia High School and current freshman at Georgia Southern University, and Jase Cook, a sophomore at VHS.