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King City teachers recognized for excellence

Chosen as the Teacher of the Year at their respective schools in the King City Union School District are (from left) Michelle Kelley, Angel Reed, Lorraine Ramirez and Annette Zambrano. (Contributed)

KING CITY — Four teachers from the King City Union School District have been recognized for their teaching excellence by their schools.

The teachers chosen were: Annette Zambrano of Del Rey Elementary; Lorraine Ramirez of Santa Lucia Elementary; Michelle Kelley of King City Arts Magnet; and Angel Reed of Chalone Peaks Middle School.

Zambrano is a reading intervention teacher and has taught for 19 years. She will represent the King City Union School District as a candidate for the Monterey County Teacher of the Year.

Ramirez, a Gonzales resident, is a reading intervention teacher as well, and has taught for 22 years. She will be retiring as a full-time teacher at the end of the school year.

Kelley is also a reading intervention teacher and has taught for 17 years. Reed is an eighth-grade Language Arts teacher and has taught for 14 years.

The Monterey County Teacher of the Year will be announced later this month.