Photo of Mertz, Resendez, Edwards

Michelle Mertz, shown above on left, was named the the Teacher Difference Maker for the month of February at Goliad Middle School while Jessica Edwards, on right, was named the Staff Difference Marker for the month. 

Standing with them is Interim Principal Jennifer Resendez. 

In anonymous nominations, people wrote of Mertz, “Michelle Mertz is an amazing Reading, Language Arts teacher and team player at GMS. Her classroom is an inviting learning and reading environment. She also took the lead on our Dyslexia program on campus.” 

Of Edwards, nominators wrote, “Jessica Edwards always has a ‘can do’ attitude and has a passion for her students. She builds relationships with her students to support them in and outside the classroom. Mrs. Edwards is an asset to our campus and students.”