Teacher of the Year

Westside High School is proud to announce that our 2021 Teacher of the Year is Ms. Rebecca Potter.  Ms. Potter has been with Westside her entire career, spanning 22 years. 
Ms. Potter is the Department Chair of the award winning Science Department.   She teaches AP Environmental Science, Environmental Science, and Biology.  She is also a member of the Leadership Team, AP Academy Leadership Team, and heads many clubs and organizations.  She also has been a valuable asset and key faculty member to our honors AP Academy. 
Mr. Smith, principal, had the following to say about Ms. Potter: “Ms. Potter is an amazing educator.  She will represent the #BESTSIDE well as she always has.  She is selfless and gives everything she can to her students, department, and school community.  Any organization would be honored to have her as a member of their team.  The entire faculty and staff have helped catapult Westside High School as the highest performing comprehensive high school in Richmond County and Ms. Potter has been there every step of the way!”