Jackie Rochon Receives Educator of Excellence

The 2023 Richard T. Lowery Educator of Excellence for the Oconto Falls School District was awarded to Jackie Rochon this week. This award is sponsored by the Nicolet and Oconto County Retired Teachers Association, NORTA.

Jackie has been teaching physical education in the Oconto Falls School District for 32 years, traveling to Abrams, Little Suamico, Spruce, Washington Middle School and also health class at the high school. A true traveling teacher. Later, Abrams became her home with just a few classes at Oconto Falls Elementary.

Teaching is in Jackie’s blood. Her father was a PE teacher, coach and counselor. She has always enjoyed athletics and began her teaching while in high school as a camp counselor and water skiing teacher.

Loving the out of classroom activity, Jackie enjoys passing her knowledge of sports to students and creating a welcoming environment where every student feels respected and valued.


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