Hutchens Recognized as 'Best of the Best'

  • Kim Hutchens has been named the ‘2021 Best of the Best: Gifted Education Specialist’ by the Alabama Association for Gifted Children (AAGC). Hutchens is the enrichment teacher at Cherokee Bend Elementary School and has spent 6 of her 25 years in education at CBS.

    The award is part of a collection that recognizes excellence in gifted education professionals from around the state. Hutchens’ recognition is specifically best of the best “Gifted Education Specialist.’ Others recognized by the AAGC include awards such as ‘Outstanding Administrator Award’ and ‘Outstanding Gifted Coordinator Award’ among others.

    As part of the recognition, Hutchens will have the opportunity to share and discuss the topic of “what makes them special” at the AAGC’s conference in October.