2007-2010 Award Recipients

The David E. Cox FLAVA Excellence in Teaching K-12 Award (from 2007)

  • 2012 - Ms. Laurel Maughan, French teacher at James River High School.
  • 2011 - Ms. Gisele Vázquez-Falls, NBCT of Spanish in VA Beach.
  • 2010 - Mamiya Worland. Great Falls Elementary School, Fairfax County Public Schools.
  • 2009 - Alisa Bearov Landrum, Oscar Smith High School, Chesapeake Public Schools
  • 2008 - Mrs. Susan Bowman, Salem High School, Salem, Virginia
  • 2007 - Linda B. Davidson, James River High School, Chesterfield County Public Schools

The Award for Excellence in Foreign Language Teaching, K-12 (prior to 2007)

  • 2005 - Hope Damergis, First Colonial High School, Virginia Beach City Public Schools
  • 2004 - Ann Thorson, Parkview High School, Loudoun County
  • 2003 - Cynthia Kelly, Massaponax High School, Spotsylvania County
  • 2002 - Debbie Bartle, Midlothian High School, Chesterfield County
  • 2001 - Kenneth E. Nicely, Cave Spring High School, Roanoke County Public Schools
  • 2000 - C. Thomas Markham, Virginia Beach City Public Schools

The Marshall Brannon FLAVA Excellence in Teaching Award, Post-Secondary (from 2008)

  • 2012 - Dr. Marjorie Hall Haley, Professor of Education and Director of Foreign/World Language Teacher Education Licensure, George Mason University
  • 2011 - Dr. Lynn Talbot, Professor of Spanish, Roanoke College
  • 2010 - Dr. Fabrice Teulon, Professor of French, VA Tech University
  • 2008 - Dr. Patricia Cummins, Virginia Commonwealth University

The FLAVA Excellence in Teaching Award, Post-Secondary (prior to 2008)

  • 2006 - Dr. Paul Dvorak, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • 2005 - Dr. Vera Niebuhr, University of Mary Washington
  • 2003 - Dr. Ronald Horwege, Sweet Briar College
  • 2002 - Dr. Lily Anne Gotez, Longwood College
  • The Helen Warriner-Burke FLAVA Distinguished Service Award (from 2008)
  • 2012 - Dr. Amy DeGraff, Randolph-Macon College
  • 2011 - Linda Szwabowski, retiring FLAVA Conference Committee Chair
  • Nancy Cundiff, retiring FLAVA Secretary
  • Sheila W. Cockey, retiring FLAVA Bulletin Editor
  • 2010 - Helen Small, Specialist for Foreign Languages, Virginia Department of Education
  • 2008 - Dr. Laura Franklin, Northern Virginia Community College

The FLAVA Distinguished Service Award (prior to 2008)

  • 2006 - Terry Franson, Chesterfield County Public Schools
  • 2005 - Dr. Maria F. Still, Virginia Beach City Public Schools
  • 2004 - Sheila W. Cockey, King George County Schools
  • 2003 - Katy Myers, Loudoun County Schools
  • 2002 - Gladys Arrington, Portsmouth City Schools
  • 2001 - Dr. J. Richard Guthrie, Jr., Christopher Newport University
  • 2000 - Dr. Linda M. Wallinger, Director of Secondary Instructional Services, Virginia Department of Education

The FLAVA Friends of Education Award (from 2010)

  • 2012 - Vista Higher Learning
  • 2011 - Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
  • 2010 - The Goethe-Institut, Washington, D.C.
  • The Business and Industry Appreciation Award (prior to 2010)
  • 2009 - James Kinard owner of For the Love of Chocolate, Richmond
  • 2007 - Emilio Peiro of Emilio's Restaurante Español, Richmond
  • 2003 - Timothy McFarlane and Amy Reiss, Holiday Inn South, Koger Conference Center
  • 2003 - Rick Hood, owner of Ellwood Market, Richmond

Note: Not all awards are presented each year