Ms. Lugo Recognized as the FCPS 2023 Region 3 Outstanding Elementary School Teacher

By Department of Human Resources
June 15, 2023

Congratulations to Fifth Grade Immersion Teacher Maritza Lugo on her recognition as the FCPS 2023 Region 3 Outstanding Elementary School Teacher at this year's FCPS Honors event, held at George Mason University Center for the Arts on June 14th.

maritza lugoMaritza is a dedicated teacher committed to her students and their success. With her resolute focus on building a caring and inclusive classroom community, she provides access to high-quality instruction for her Spanish immersion students. Maritza continuously collaborates with her teammates to share resources and develop lessons that engage and motivate students to learn science and math. She also works to connect with students and families by volunteering her time to help with Spanish translations in parent conferences and by teaching after-school programs in the community. She is very proud to work with such a diverse community and is honored to represent Latino women scientists in education.

Congratulations to the following Groveton Elementary School staff members who were also recognized at this year's FCPS Honors Ceremony!

Outstanding Elementary School New Teacher School-level Recipient

  • Tasha Locke, Fourth Grade Teacher

Outstanding School-Based Operational Employee School-Level Recipient

  • Karla Valles, Instructional Assistant

Outstanding School-Based Professional Employee School-Level Recipient

  • Renee Berman, Reading Specialist

Thank you to Julia Rose and Miriam Tejada for all of their hard work with the nomination process by serving as this year's awards liaisons. 

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