Oakland County Outstanding Teacher of the Year Nominees

Please join us in congratulating Lamphere's nominees for the 2017/2018 Oakland County Outstanding Teacher of the Year Awards.

Elementary Teacher of the Year
Laura Klepinger, Hiller Elementary School

Middle School Teacher of the Year
Christy Collins, Page Middle School

High School Teacher of the Year
Nicole Lohmeier, Lamphere High School


Teacher of Year announcement
Laura Klepinger Elementary Teacher of the Year
Christy Collins MS Teacher of the year Nicole Lohmeier HS Teacher of the year


The Oakland County Outstanding Teacher of the Year Awards are presented annually to honor and reward teachers in Oakland County who have achieved, through their effort and example, the highest standards of excellence in their profession. Oakland Schools has created these awards out of a conviction that a quality public education system is essential to the health and vitality of our community. We believe that encouraging excellence in education is the shared responsibility of all who reap its benefits.

This award recognizes an elementary, middle/junior high, and high school teacher from Oakland County. In all, three teachers will be selected to receive the Oakland County Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award that includes a cash prize and a recognition event in May, 2018.