On May 4, 2022, all 35 Santa Rosa Rookie of the Year nominees were honored during our Rookie of the Year Reception held at B.C. Russell Elementary School. Family members, friends, and co-workers of our Rookie nominees were invited to celebrate with their rookies and show support for these gifted new educators. The 2022 Santa Rosa Rookie of the Year was announced at this reception and received a monetary award from the Gulf Breeze Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation. Congratulations to Cailyn Hamstra a World Language, Intensive Reading and Intensive Language teacher at Gulf Breeze High School. Miss Hamstra is in her first year of teaching.
“Miss Hamstra is a positive role model for teaching with high expectations for student learning. Her teaching expertise and passion, combined with honest care and concern for students, have resulted in a very high level of student success.”
Danny Brothers, Principal, Gulf Breeze High School
Business and community sponsorships were available for this event at $100 each. Please contact us for additional information.
Thank you to our 2022 Rookie of the Year Reception Sponsors:
The Gulf Breeze Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Carol Boston, Bubba and Paula Drinkard, GFWC Milton Woman’s Club, Elizabeth and Downey Hewey, Kool Breeze of Northwest Florida, Byrd and Paula Lou Mapoles, Santa Rosa County Association of School Administrators.
2022 Santa Rosa Rookie of the Year Cailyn Hamstra
Please visit our Rookie of the Year page to see the list of 2022 Rookies of the Year from each school.
2022 Santa Rosa Rookie of the Year Cailyn Hamstra & Santa Rosa School Superintendent Karen Barber