Ms. Simmons was interviewed by 5th grader student, Aaiyah Green:
Ms. Vonda a Special Education teacher here at Schneckenburger, recently won the Teacher of the Year award for the 2018-2019 school year. She received the honor for helping students with special needs. Ms. Vonda, “I’m so honored to be Teacher of the Year.” All the staff members welcomed me and they said that it’s my year.” Ms. Vonda also stated that she loves to help and teach her students so much. She also recalled her best teaching moment. It was when a non-verbal student in her class stood up for herself and spoke. “I was standing there and crying, ” Ms. Vonda said softly as tears begin to fill her eyes. Ms. Vonda is honored to be chosen as Teacher of the Year and thanks everyone who voted for her.