Hillsborough Teacher of the Year, Diversity Teacher and Instructional Support Employee are named
Yolanda Whitehead Driskell was named Hillsborough County Teacher of the Year Thursday night in a gala ceremony at the Straz Center of Performing Arts. Driskell teaches algebra at Hillsborough High School.
The award for Ida S. Baker Diversity Teacher of the Year went to Daisy Ramirez, a migrant reading teacher at Trapnell Elementary School.
Leena Hasbini, a guidance assistant at Wharton High School, was named Instructional Support Employee of the Year.
The winners were chosen from more than 600 nominees.