Beaufort News

School district honors top support employee

Hilton Head Island resident Annette Rothwell has been named Support Staff Employee of the Year by the Beaufort County School District.

Rothwell, a computer lab assistant at the Hilton Head Island School for the Creative Arts, was nominated by her peers. She assists teachers and students with technology projects and helps administer the Measures of Academic Progress tests three times a year, according to a news release.

She also is co-chairwoman of the school's "Bus Buddy" program, assists student health programs and volunteers in her child's classroom.