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2016-17 Instructional Assistant of the Year

Virginia Kornegay
2016-17 Instructional Assistant of the Year

Thompson Early Childhood Center instructional staff voted Virginia Kornegay as the 2016-17 Instructional Assistant of the Year.  Here is some information about Mrs. Kornegay:  Mrs. Virginia Kornegay is a graduate of Cape Fear Community College with an Associates in Applied Science Degree in Early Childhood Education. Mrs. Kornegay has worked with Onslow County Schools for 7 years. She has dedicated 15 years in the early childhood educational preschool programs. Mrs. Kornegay began her educational career at the Howell Childcare Center in New Bern, NC working with children and adults with exceptionalities. She then accepted a lead teaching position at the Children's Learning Center of New Hanover Health Network in Wilmington, NC and is currently working at Thompson Early Childhood Center in Jacksonville, NC. Mrs. Kornegay also holds a Nursing Assistant Certificate from Craven Community College. Outside of school, Mrs. Kornegay enjoys working in her flower garden, shopping, cooking, going to church and spending time with her husband and family members. She believes we should always do our best, work together as a team, respect others, pray and leave a positive memory with a child. Mrs. Kornegay feels Thompson Early Childhood Center has become her school family and enjoys the positive atmosphere. She is looking forward to another exciting school year.

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